Laurie A. Koerber, 65 |
April 18, 1951 — Oct. 22, 2016
Laurie A. Koerber (nee Fochs), 65, of St. Lawrence, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at The Kathy Hospice surrounded by her loving family.
Laurie was born April 18, 1951, to Wilfrid (Lois) Fochs. She was united in marriage to Dennis Koerber on April 19, 1975, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in West Bend.
Laurie was a postal carrier for the Hartford Post Office for more than 30 years, she was an honorary member of the St. Lawrence Fire Department for 25 years, the Allenton Fire Department for 15 years, a member of “Stamping Up,” she enjoyed gardening, traveling, and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and her pets. Laurie was a selfless person who always put others before herself and made sure everyone was taken care of.
Laurie is survived by her beloved children, Kari (Mark) Bassett of Hamilton, Ohio, James (Ashlie) of Hartford, Michael (Amy) of Hartford, and Jill Koerber of Hartford; five grandchildren, Mason, Marissa, Aiden, Addyson and Josephine; dear siblings, Martin (Janet) Fochs and Mark (Lynette) Fochs; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Nancy (Jacob) Weinert and Diane (David) Drost; and her special dog, Zoe. She is further survived by loved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dennis; and her parents-in-law, Alfred (Irene) Koerber.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Laurie will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, (4886 Highway 175, Hartford, WI 53027) with the Rev. Davies Edassery officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends Tuesday at church from 4-7 p.m.
Interment will be in St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery, St. Lawrence.
Memorial contributions to The Kathy Hospice or the charity of one’s choice appreciated.
The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.