Lafata, age 58 of Chesterton, passed away on July 25, 2018, in Indianapolis,
He was born on
February 12, 1960, in Gary, IN, to Vincent Lafata, who preceded him in
death, and Nancy Lafata, who survives in Chesterton.
He is also survived
by his siblings: Robert Lafata of Lake Station, IN, David (late Tammy)
Lafata of North Carolina, Paul (Barb) Lafata of Portage, IN, Therese Lafata
of Chesterton, IN, and Elaina (Greg) Albers of LaPorte, IN; along with his
many beloved nieces and nephews.
He is also preceded
in death by his sister, Kathleen Lafata and sister-in-law, Tammy Lafata.
Jeffery was an
extremely adventurous traveler. He enjoyed climbing volcanoes, participating
in bull fights, exploring the rain forest, and fishing. He also was an avid
fan of the Indy 500 for the last 30 years. He also worked in construction
for many years across the United States.
The family will
receive friends on Saturday, July 28, 2018, from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m., at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.
will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, immediately following the visitation at
the funeral home.
Memories may be