|Birth: ||Jul. 25, 1888|
|Death: ||Aug. 5, 1928|
Postal clerk by trade, Earl LaFara died at 40 from a brain hemorrhage believed to be as a result from a head injury as a boy.
As reported in the Indianapolis Star, Aug 6, 1928:
EARL LAFARA, POSTAL CLERK 11 YEARS, DIES
Earl LaFara, 40 years old, clerk in the Indianapolis post office for eleven years, died suddenly yesterday at the Methodist hospital of cerebral hemorrhage. Mr. LaFara was born in Tipton county and came to Indianapolis twenty years ago. He was an active member of the Irvington M. E. Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Flanner & Buchanan mortuary. The Rev. John W. McFall, pastor of the Broadway M. E. Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Crown Hill cemetery.
Besides the widow, Mrs. Pearl Osborne LaFara, survivors are two daughters, Lois, 11 years old, Patricia Anne, 5 years old, and a son, Robert Lowell LaFara, 3 years old.
Earl and Pearl had three children: Lois, Patricia and Robert. Earl's parents were John and Minnie Mae (Illges). Earl had three sisters, Eliza, Nettie and Esther, and a younger brother, Ezra.
John LaFara (1864 - 1945)
Minnie Mae Illges LaFara (1861 - 1947)
Pearl Jane Osborne LaFara (1893 - 1972)*
Lois Rosamond LaFara Richardson (1917 - 2003)*
Patricia Ann LaFara Holt (1923 - 1995)*
Robert L. LaFara (1925 - 2004)*
Earl Lincoln LaFara (1888 - 1928)
Nettie LaFara Ellis (1893 - 1964)*
Crown Hill Cemetery
Plot: section 56 lot 244
Created by: BarbLaFara
Record added: Dec 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45127923