Robert LaQua, 94, died at his home in Plainview July 24, 2016.
Robert Frederick LaQua was born on the family farm in Wabasha County
on October 4, 1921 to Frank and Viola (Funke) LaQua. He attended
country school. On September 12, 1946 he married Lois Shay at
Conception in the parish house. They lived and farmed near Theilman and
then moved to Plainview in the early 1950’s. Robert continued to farm and
also worked at Schultz Implement in Plainview. Robert was a longtime
member of the St. Joachim’s Catholic Church in Plainview where he ushered
for many years. He was a pilot and enjoyed flying and also enjoyed
He is survived by his wife, Lois of Plainview; Niece, Diana Turner; Nephews,
David Mason and Dana Garrett and great nephew, Jeffrey Turner.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Irene.
Funeral mass is Thursday, July 28, 10 a.m. at St. Joachim’s Catholic Church
in Plainview with Father William Becker officiating. Burial is at Greenwood
Cemetery in Plainview. Visitation will be Thursday, one hour prior to the
service at the church.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home, 57 3rd St SW, Plainview, MN, 55964, 507-