GREELEY, Colo. -- Laurie Victoria Thompson, age 45 of Greeley, Colo., died Wednesday (Aug. 30, 2006) at Northern Colorado Medical Center.
She was born March 12, 1961, in San Diego, Calif., to Linda and the late Robert Puckett. She grew up in San Diego and graduated from Dixie High School in St. George, Utah in 1979. She spent her early adulthood in Utah attending the University of Utah, playing in the marching band and majoring in speech pathology.
On Feb. 22, 1996, she married Matthew Thompson, a native of Culbertson in Las Vegas, Nev. They later divorced. For most her life, she spent working in office/medical billing and records field. At the time of her death she was working for Startek in Greeley.
She is survived by her daughter, Erica of Greeley; her mother Linda of Bozeman, Mont.; a brother from California; former husband, Matt of Greeley; her church family and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Cremation was conducted by Northern Colorado Crematory.
A celebration of her life will be at 6 p.m., Sept. 23, 2006, at Gospel Light Baptist Church in Evans, Colo., with Pastor Greg Baker officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to a trust fund will be established for her daughter.
Laurie will be sadly missed by everyone who loved her and she is now with the Lord.
Announcement courtesy of Herrmann Funeral Home of McCook.