The News-Examiner, 04/29/13
Ann Reeves Lauridsen passed away on April 24, 2013, at the Bear Lake Memorial Skilled Nursing Facility after a five-month battle with brain cancer. Ann was a lifetime resident of Montpelier. She was born on March 30, 1937, to John Elmer Reeves and Mabel Teuscher Reeves.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Max D. Lauridsen, whom she married in the Logan LDS temple, and their four children, Karen Lauridsen of Salt Lake City, David Lauridsen of San Jose, CA, John Lauridsen (Cindy) of Montpelier and Ann Marie Bird of Salt Lake City. Ann and Max have five grandchildren, Levi Bird, Shandra Bird, Austin Bird, Mitch Lauridsen, and Max R. Lauridsen. They have one great-grandson, Austin Levi Bird. Ann has two sisters, Ruth (Bob) Wells of Montpelier and Lorna (Mike) Paxman of Corona, Calif.
Ann was preceded in death by her grandson Austin Bird.
Ann’s life was centered on her husband, family, and church. She and Max enjoyed watching and supporting their children and grandchildren in school, scouting, athletic and other life endeavors. She taught Relief Society and Primary in the LDS church for years. She loved reading, gardening, knitting, and crocheting. Her talents and skills included musical readings, piano playing, cooking and baking, writing and art work.
She enjoyed working at the Bear Lake Hospital Auxiliary store, saying it was her turn “to give back.”
Funeral services were held at the Montpelier First Ward on April 29, and the burial was at the Montpelier cemetery.
This entry was posted on Monday, April 29th, 2013