Laurie Beth Sapa

July 1, 1958 - Dec. 12, 2005

Laurie Beth Sapa (nee Kolda) passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 12, 2005, at age 47.

Laurie was a dedicated educator at Heyer Elementary School in Waukesha. Laurie enjoyed sharing her love of art with young people.

She is the loving wife of Al; proud mom of Leah and Kyle; beloved daughter of Emerson and Joyce Kolda; daughter-in-law of Edward and Dorothy; and sister of Cheryl (Dennis) Werblow and Tom (Jodi) Kolda. Also left to cherish her memory are other family and many dear friends.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Wauwatosa Presbyterian Church, 2366 N. 80th St. (one block north of North Avenue), MIlwaukee. A reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the children’s education fund or the church are appreciated.

Krause Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call (414) 464-4640 or visit online at

"Laurie, you will always be loved, remembered and missed."