Laurie Lynn Christiansen Mendon, age 63, passed away peacefully on November 24th, 2018. She was born May 22nd, 1955 in to Nels and Ethel Christiansen in Beloit, Wisconsin.
She was preceded in death by both her parents and her brother Neil, Belvidere, IL. She will forever be remembered by her husband Stephen and their son Collin. She is also survived by her brother Lee and his wife Anna, Oxnard, CA; her brother Jerry and his wife Joan, Beloit, WI; and her brother Steven and his wife Linda, Beloit, WI. Laurie was also blessed to be survived by all of their families extending multiple generations.
Laurie graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Upon graduation, her first position was at Salida Hospital in Colorado as a floor nurse. Her career was concentrated in child maternal health, retiring from WIC as director of the program encompassing four counties. Laurie was a gifted pianist and served as co-music director of Saint Michael parish in Canon City, CO. She will always be remembered for the love she gave to everyone she met and her infectious spirit.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday December 5th, 2018 at 11am at Saint Michael Catholic Church, 1016 Mystic Avenue Canon City, CO 81212. There will a reception to follow the services at the church. Internment and graveside services will be held at a later date in Wisconsin.
Please consider a donation in honor of Lou to Orchard of Hope Foundation Canon City.
111 Orchard Avenue Canon City, CO 81212