Laura Lynn Schanon

Laura Lynn Schanon age 50, of Lawai, Hawaii passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at her home.

Laura was born on February 15, 1969 to Mike and Karen Schanon in Amery, Wisconsin. She attended and graduated from Amery High School in 1987.

Laura was a natural salesperson, and achieved her greatest success selling exquisite black pearl jewelry. She was creative and full of ideas with a quick wit and a sharp mind, making her a gifted storyteller. She enjoyed hard work and staying active. She always looked forward to time outdoors hiking, playing games, and biking. Being with Laura was time well spent.

Laura traveled the world and made friends everywhere she went. She cherished friends and family, especially her nieces and nephews.

Laura is survived by her devoted partner, Mark Barks; loving parents, Michael and Karen Schanon; siblings, Michelle (Michael) Schanon Dovey, Jill (Jasun) Schanon Macek, Thomas Schanon, Sara (Scott) Schanon Jensen; nieces, Erin and Charlotte Dovey, Lucia and Estelle Macek, nephews, Joseph, William, Leopold, and Henry Jensen and many other relatives and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:00am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amery, Wisconsin with Father Gene Murphy officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will take place at Amery Cemetery immediately following the service. A gathering of friends and family will be held at Scott and Sara Jensen's home following the luncheon.

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Arrangements were entrusted to the Williamson-White Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 222 Harriman Avenue North Amery, Wisconsin.

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