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 Darrel A Lafferty

Darrel A Lafferty

Birth
Laona, Forest County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 7 Nov 2016 (aged 77)
Burial Nashville, Forest County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 184669865 · View Source
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Darrel A. Lafferty, Sr. age 77, of Rhinelander, Wisconsin was reunited with the love of his life November 7, 2016. He was born in Laona, Wisconsin May 7, 1939 the son of the late Jack and Verla (Cunningham) Lafferty.
After high school, Darrel proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1957-1960.
He was united in marriage to the love of his life, Irene Sheldon on September 15, 1962. He worked at Western Printing until he became disabled. Later in life Darrel and Irene ran the little grocery store in Laona. He was a loving father, grandpa, uncle, great grandpa, brother and friend. Darrel loved his grandkids more than life itself. His kids and grandkids were his greatest joy. He loved to be with them, his favorite thing to do was take them fishing. If you didn’t find him fishing he could be found doing Karaoke which he enjoyed so much. He also loved to go to rummage sales, you couldn’t go by one, without him wanting to stop. Whenever he saw his grandkids or a little child, his eyes would light up and he got that beautiful grin that all of us will remember.
Darrel leaves behind 3 children,Tammy (Wayne) Danielczak,, Darrel Lafferty, Jr.(special friend, Sue Lauterbach), and Jack Lafferty (special friend ,Michelle Miller); grandchildren, Julia (Mike) Burke, Melinda Lafferty (special friend, Jody), Travis (Jena) Danielczak, Angela (Nathan)Buttice, Savanna (Mitchel) Kraft, and Darrel (special friend, Hannah) Lafferty III; great grandchildren Blade Burke, Brett Lafferty, Fox Burke, Lana Rustad, Owen Lafferty, Lyrica Johnson, Daniel Kraft, Elan Machac, Lacylynn Buttice, Louise Lafferty, Grayson Kraft, and Leia Buttice. He also leaves behind his brothers, Lanny Lafferty, Don (Diane) Lafferty, sister, LaLonnie; brothers-in-law, Phillip Sheldon (Sonny), Dave Gilgan, Tim (Marlene) Sheldon, Tom (Ella) Sheldon. He is further survived by his many nieces and nephews who were very special to him. Also, a former daughter-in-law , Denise Lafferty who meant the world to Darrel and Mary Jane Kreft and Rena Lincoln who Darrel and Irene raised as teenagers, and Sue Knuth who was a good friend to them both them.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene, infant son, Owen James Lafferty, parents, Verla and Jack Lafferty, mother-in-law, Betty (Campbell) Sheldon and father-in-law, Lyle Sheldon, sister, Lawanna (Lafferty) Sheldon, sister-in-law, Linda (Manning) Lafferty, sister-in-law, Lucinda (Sheldon) Gilgan, and brother-in-law, Terry Sheldon.


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Lafferty
Darrel A.
May 7, 1939
Nov. 7, 2016
Irene R.
Feb. 13, 1947
Aug. 29, 2010
Married Sept., 15, 1962
"A butterfly measures not in minutes, but in moments."


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  • Created by: Nicole Verrette
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184669865
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Darrel A Lafferty (7 May 1939–7 Nov 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184669865, citing Nashville Town Cemetery, Nashville, Forest County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Nicole Verrette (contributor 48688989) .