Barbara J. LaPorte, a retired licensed practical nurse, died Aug. 24, 2005, at her home in Ocala, FL.
A native of Duluth, she moved to Ocala from Little Falls in 1991. Mrs. LaPorte was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband Leslie L. LaPorte of Ocala; sons Steven M. LaPorte of Alaska and John J. LaPorte of Little Falls; sister, Mona M. Kusmider of Tomahawk, WI; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Ocala.