Floyd Lafferty, 70, of Walhalla, ND passed away Friday, August 11, 2023, at his home, peacefully among his family and friends. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Walhalla, ND. Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services.
Floyd Lafferty was born July 10, 1953, at home in Walhalla, ND to Laverne and Eva (Ducioame) Lafferty. He grew up and attended school in Walhalla.
On February 14, 1981, he married Katherine Horgan in Cavalier, ND. Floyd worked for area farmers, including Johnson and Bjornstad Farms, Simplot, and Walhalla Farmers Grain. Floyd was well known for planting the straightest rows each year before GPS.
Floyd spent his free time hunting, playing pool, bowling, playing card games, gardening, riding through the hills, and working in his garage. He enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins and Vikings on TV and was a fan of many other sports including boxing, the NBA, and various hunting and fishing programs.
Floyd and Kathy enjoyed each other and their family until her passing on February 13, 2012. Floyd later married Dana Braget on August 19, 2017 in Walhalla, ND. She survives him as does his children: Jason Lafferty and Dixie (Steven Ouellette) Lafferty, Michelle (Jeff) Manley, and Tera Thorsteinson, grandchildren: Ashley (Tom) Kellogg, Allison (Jordan) Mertens, Alea Manley, Addelyn Manley, Jeslyn Lafferty (Tristan Shepherd), Bradyn Lafferty, Brad Keckler, Brycen, Steven Jr., and Sadee Ouellette. His great-grandchildren: Grady, Hollynn, and Avvi, siblings: Lloyd (Debbie) Lafferty, Wanda (Scott) Sonderby, Travis (Roxanne) Lafferty, Denise Cook (Jacob Penner), Zachery (Theresa) Lafferty, Barbara (Steve) Mathias, stepchildren: Leah (Jason) McCloud, Anthony, Jessica (Kris), and Jimmy (Jennifer) Goulet.
Preceding him in death were his parents, wife, Kathy Lafferty, brothers: Karl, Terry, and Jerry Lafferty, and granddaughter, Abby Jo Manley.