Genevieve Marquis LaFollette, age 87, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, formerly of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013. She was born January 9, 1926 at Cedar Springs, Missouri, to James and Cornelia (Hackleman) Marquis, the seventh of eight children.
Genevieve lived in the Cedar Springs and El Dorado Springs areas until she was a young woman, when she moved to Kansas City, Missouri, to live with her sister, Leila. While there, she met and married her husband of 49 years, Hubert LaFollette. To this union two daughters were born: Jennifer and Jeanette.
Genevieve was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hubert; her daughter, Jennifer; four sisters; and two brothers.
Survivors include her daughter, Jeanette Green and husband, Don, of Sunrise Beach, Missouri; five grandchildren: Brian, Kimberly, Christy, Michael, and Allison; five great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Russell Marquis and wife, Imogene, of El Dorado Springs, Missouri; and one sister-in-law, Margaret Marquis.