Obituary for Laura V. Stangl
Christ is Lord Church
Laura Virginia Stangl, age 93 of La Crosse, Wisconsin passed away on Monday, March 17, 2014 at her home. She was born on March 3, 1921 in Denver, Colorado to Frank and Matilda “Tillie” Hembd.
She came with her family, to Wisconsin soon after her birth and lived about 15 years in Hardies Creek where she went to grade school. Her family moved to Galesville and she graduated from High School there. Laura married Glen Irish in 1938. They were later divorced. She then married Charles Stangl on August 15, 1946 and Laura and Charles have resided in La Crosse since that time. Laura worked at Grandview Hospital, Auto-Lite, the Rubber Mills and Lutheran Hospital and for a time was a stay-at-home Mom.
Laura is survived by 5 sons: David (Bertha) Irish of Onalaska, Wisconsin, Daniel (Mary) Irish of Bangor, Wisconsin, Charles “Chuck” Stangl of La Crosse, William (Geri) Stangl of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and Todd (Jamie) Stangl of Madison, Wisconsin, 2 daughters: Linda Fairbanks of Holmen, and Bonnie (Dennis Diekrager) Stangl of La Crosse, 20 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 4 step great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers: Francis, Earl, Leo and William “Bill” Hembd, one sister: Harriette Carrothers and Son-in-law Kenny Fairbanks.
A memorial service for Laura Stangl will be held on Saturday March 22nd at 11:00am at Christ is Lord Church (1269 County Road PH, Onalaska) with Pastor Jonathan Unverzagt officiating. Friends and family are invited to a visitation at the church on Saturday from 10:00 am-11:00am until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Christ is Lord Church Building Fund.
Interment will take place at Mormon Coulee Memorial Park at a later date.
Sletten-McKee-Hanson Funeral Home is assisting the family.