Lafayette (Lafe) Nephi Case 1921 ~ 2011

Lafayette (Lafe) Nephi Case, age 89, died August 23, 2011 surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Childress, TX, December 24, 1921 to Gabie Summers and Nephi Case. He was the oldest of thirteen children. He married his sweetheart Flora Allsop 69 years ago. She will miss him dearly. He served in the US Navy during World War II from Sept. 1943 to Dec. 1945, serving aboard the USS Ramsey. He retired from the Teamsters Union local 222 and served positions as Secretary Treasurer and Business Agent. He was an avid JAZZ fan and never missed watching a game with his cute "Granny". He always enjoyed listening to music, especially Credence and The Eagles. Survived by his wife, three daughters; Lynda Fellows (Byron), Dixie Martinson, Val Leary (Glen), brother; Darryl, sisters; Bonnie and Peggy. He has 25 grandchildren, 81 great-grandchildren, and 18 great-great grandchildren. Preceeded in death by his two sons, Al and Denny Case. We will miss your love for politics and your knowledge of world events. "See me". Graveside services will be held Saturday, Aug. 27th at 1:30 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy. Family and friends may call prior to graveside services, 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. at Serenicare Funeral Home, 12278 South Lone Peak Parkway #103, Draper. In lieu of flowers, Lafe wanted donations to be given to the homeless shelter; The Road Home. You can donate online at