She was born May 22, 1927, in Indianapolis to the late James and Florence (Shrum) Butcher.
She married Frederick LaPlante on Oct. 11, 1943. He preceded her in death in 1968.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing and caring for her family.
She was preceded in death by her sister Viola Troutman; half-sister Linda Butcher; and great-grandchild Noah Patrick LaPlante.
Survivors include sons Roger LaPlante and wife Cyndi, Center Point, Patrick LaPlante and wife Peggy, Mooresville, and John LaPlante and wife Kristen, Indianapolis; daughters Michelle Pagel and husband Larry, Cloverdale, Dian Crawford, Indianapolis, and Kathy LaPlante, Minnesota; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Services will begin at 11 a.m., Monday (today) in the Carlisle and Son Funeral Chapel, Mooresville, with visitation at 10 a.m.
Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Hall, Indiana.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.carlisle-andson.com.