Susan "Pam" La Marche dies at 65
Susan “Pam” La Marche, age 65, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 20. Her parents, the Rev. Mark and Roberta Fiester, preceded her in death. Pam and her husband Bob La Marche were married Feb. 19, 1960. They have lived in the Niceville, Fla., area since 1979. She supported her husband throughout his U.S. Air Force and civilian careers and through his work with the Knights of Columbus. They travelled the country following his retirement. She was Christian by faith.Pam always enjoyed the outdoors and especially loved the Colorado mountains. She spent many summers in Frisco, caring for her parents and spending time with lifelong friends. She was an avid bingo player and had many friends and acquaintances through this hobby. Pam is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 45 years, Bob. She was blessed with four children: Dr. Michael La Marche and wife Vickie of Inverness, Fla., Glenn La Marche and wife Joan of St. Louis, Christel Floyd and husband David of Bagdad, Fla., and Tamra Tremblay and husband Eric of Niceville. She absolutely loved and adored each one of her grandchildren: Chelsea McDonald of Inverness, Claire, Emily, and Cecelia La Marche of St. Louis, Ashley Floyd of Pensacola, Fla., and Matthew, Jayci and Kobi Floyd of Bagdad. She is also survived by her brother, Ken Fiester and wife Doll of Missoula, Mont.Pam was preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Joanne Bland, who she considered her best friend for many years. She was a loving sister-in-law to Bob Bland of Tiffin, Ohio, and Ronald and Patricia La Marche of Chantilly, Va. She had numerous nieces and nephews throughout the country that loved her and will miss her.Heritage Gardens Funeral Home in Niceville handled all arrangements. A graveside memorial service was held the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Heritage Gardens. A reception at Holy Name of Jesus Hall followed the burial.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Paw Prints Pet Adoption Center, Niceville, the Knights of Columbus Council 7667 or Florida K of C Charities Inc. Fund.
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