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Maureen (Rogers) LaFont Anderson

May 8, 1928 ~ October 1, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Maureen LaFont Anderson Obituary

Maureen Rogers LaFont Anderson 

Born May 8th, 1928 to Clarence and Maudie Rogers in Portageville, Missouri.

She passed from this earth, at her residence in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Sunday October 1st, 2023, at 95 years young.

In 1946, she married Samuel "Gene" LaFont at Saint Eustatius Catholic Church, Portageville, MO

Born to "Gene" and Maureen, were their sons-

Rickey LaFont, Cape Girardeau and Patrick LaFont, Sikeston, Missouri who survives.

Also, survives- daughter in law, Terry Brewer-LaFont, Sikeston. 

Grandson- Lance (Tara) LaFont, Oxford, Mississippi 

Step Grandson- Jared (Ashley) Brewer, Sikeston.

Great Granddaughters- Brie and Wesley Claire LaFont, Oxford, MS

Sister- Polly (Alan) Ward, Gainesville, Florida

Brother- Michael " Martha" Rogers, Steele, Alabama

She will be missed by many nieces and nephews and friends.

In 1965 Maureen married Torsen "Bugsy" Anderson in Fort Worth, Texas - he preceded her in death in 1995.

Maureen enjoyed life to the fullest in DeCordova Bend Estates, Granbury, Texas. Golfing, Bridge, and Entertaining and Table Scaping were her passions.

She restored and collected dolls from the eighteenth and nineteenth century - She helped manage the "Wagon Yard Antiques" in Granbury for many years. She relished and enjoyed making custom " Period" doll clothing and sewing for others. An excellent seamstress until the end of her life.

She was one of the countries renowned top "Period Doll Collectors".  Having sold to celebrities and all that loved vintage dolls.

Preceding Maureen in death besides her parents -

Brother, Dale Rogers, St. Louis and one sister, Imogene Clark, Portageville, MO

Her inurnment will be by her mother's grave site in Steele, Alabama. 

Maureen adored her cat "Freckles" in honor of her love of animals. The family requests memorials to be made to:

Sikeston "PAWS" Pet and Animal Welfare Services - 1900 Compress Road - BB Highway

Sikeston, MO 63801


Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary 

359 Cree Lane - Jackson, MO 63755

The Hutchings-Pendergrass Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Missouri is in charge of the arrangements for Ms. Anderson.

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