Laura Lorraine (Thompson) Watkins, of Leavenworth, passed away on December 22, 2013 at her home.
Laura Lorraine (Thompson) Watkins, of Leavenworth, passed away on December 22, 2013 at her home. At her bedside was her loving husband of 60 years, Claude Watkins. She was born on February 23, 1932 in Coffeyville, Kan., to Anthony and Edith Thompson. Her parents proceeded her in death along with six brothers, five sisters and her daughter Marsha (Kirby) Brown. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter Donna (Don) Carney of Aurora, Colo., her son Randy (Lupita) Watkins of Yuba City, Calif., her son-in-law Kirby Brown of Leavenworth, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Her family requests donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.