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Roger Allen LaForte

July 13, 1957 ~ June 18, 2020 (age 62)


Roger Allen LaForte, 62 of Cheboygan, passed away at home on Thursday, June 18, 2020.

Born in Cheboygan, Roger was the son of Nicholas and Sharon (Anderson) LaForte. 

Roger worked at Wal-Mart in Cheboygan as a produce associate and at Kewadin Casino in St. Ignace as a Slot Attendant.  An animal lover, Roger enjoyed supporting the Cheboygan Humane Society by collecting receipts and UPC codes from Family Fare to help raise funds. 

Surviving are his parents, Sharon Dolph of Cheboygan and Nick (Cathy) LaForte of St. Clair Shores; his sisters, Kimberly (Tams Phillips) Heidt of St. Ignace and Lisa (Ken Miller) Gannon of Lansing; a brother, Brian (Jeanne) LaForte of Cedarville; nieces and nephews, Brandon & Rachel, Jessica & Ovi, Melissa & Josh, Michael and Kory & Lacey; great nieces and nephews, Terica, Jace, Sophia, Peyton, Kora, Xander and Alejandro; and his beloved dog, Buddy.

In keeping with his wishes, Roger’s family will remember him privately. 

Arrangements are by Gaylord Community Funeral Home & Cremation Service.  Please share your memories and personal messages with Roger’s family at

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