Marie Laurentius

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Marie J. Schabbing Laurentius, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Jan. 11, 1924, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Joseph and Mary Katherine Kohlfeld Schabbing. She and Leroy Stephen Laurentius were married Oct. 10, 1964, in Cape Girardeau. He died May 3, 2000.

She was a member of St. Mary Cathedral and St. Ann Sodality. Laurentius worked at Florsheim and International Shoe Factory for more than 42 years, retiring in 1986.

Survivors include a son, Donald L. Laurentius of Cape Girardeau.

She was preceded in death by four brothers.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Cathedral, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating.

Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.