Laurie Ann Schlekau died March 7. She was 62.

Mrs. Schlekau was born Jan. 5, 1951, in Portland.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mercedes and Lawrence Schlekau; brother-in-law, Skip Willis; and a niece. She is survived by three sisters, Karen Birtchet (Bud) of Texas, Sandra Willis and Diane Edenholm (Keith); a large loving family of 10 nieces; 16 grandnieces; one great-grandniece; three nephews; 11 grandnephews; six great-grandnephews; and numerous cousins.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 15, at Holy Redeemer Church, with a rosary preceding at 10 a.m.