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Ida Jessen Lafosse

Ida Jessen Lafosse
March 9, 1932 - March 20, 2010

Ida Jessen LaFosse, 78 of Beaumont, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010 in Beaumont. A native and life long resident of Beaumont, Ida was born on March 9, 1932 to Imola Brock Jessen and Otto G. Jessen. She attended and graduated from French High School and was involved in the planning of their class reunions. Ida worked for San Jacinto Savings and Loan for twenty years.


Ida enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren with whom she truly loved. Other favorite past times included square dancing, playing golf and reading.


Her family would like to extend special thanks to Mikel Redman, Chris and Lanh Pullen and the staff at Harbor Hospice.


She is survived by her husband of sixty years, Harold W. LaFosse, Sr. of Beaumont; sons, Edmund LaFosse of Atlanta, Georgia and Robert LaFosse of New York, New York; daughters, Theresa Zummo and her husband John and Lana Metzger and her husband John all of Houston; grandchildren, Clark LaFosse, Tony Zummo, Amy Gascoyne and her husband Josh, Brett LaFosse, John Metzger, Jr., and Lauren Metzger; daughter-in-law, Lisa LaFosse; and special friends, Mary Watson, Linda Mullreny and Betty Bingham.


Ida is preceded in death by her son, Harold W. LaFosse, Jr.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at St. Anne Catholic Church, 2715 Calder Avenue, Beaumont with burial to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Broussardís, 2000 McFaddin. A gathering of her family and friends will be Monday, March 22, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a Christian Vigil at 7:00 p.m. at Broussard's.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Hospice, 2450 North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77713.




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