Laura Riley Obituary

Laura L. Riley
Laura L. Riley

January 28, 1931 - April 16, 2020
Born in Manistique, Michigan
Resided in Marinette, Wisconsin


Laura Riley, 89, of Marinette, passed away April 16, 2020 at the Luther Home. She was born in Manistique, Michigan to the late John and Mae Carney and was the eldest of nine children. She graduated from Manistique High School and moved to Marinette. She worked at The Ansul Co. and retired after 31 years.
Laura liked gardening, crafting and playing cards but especially loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Laura is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Terry) Kalafut; two grandsons, Scott (Beth) Younk and Jason (Valenda) Younk; her four great-grandchildren, Emily (RJ) Younk, Scotty Younk, Jadelyn Younk and Darius Younk; a sister, Carol (Ron) Haberstich; a brother-in-law, Don Aldrich; and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Jim and Pete Carney; and sisters, Elaine Aldrich, Ila (Tom) Blake, Judy (Terry) Thayer, Janet Cramer, Donna (Jerry) Johnson; and two half-sisters, Doris (George) Geirke and Ester Celvenger.
A memorial for Laura will be held at a later date.
Special thanks is extended to nurses and staff at Augustana Rehab and to Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home.
Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home is assisting the family.