Laura Claire (Pringle) North
- On Thursday, Oct. 18, Laura Claire (Pringle) North, 85, passed away at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal, Mo.
On Thursday, Oct. 18, Laura Claire (Pringle) North, 85, passed away at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal, Mo.
Laura was born to Charles and Juna Pringle on Jan. 27, 1928, in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
On March 14, 1948, she married Charles F. North in Emmetsburg.
They farmed the North family farm outside of Cylinder until Charles’ death in June of 2000.
Laura was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Avery, Norman, Kenneth, Edna and Alice.
She is survived by three children, Deborah of Des Moines, Iowa, Robert (Mila) of Redondo Beach, Calif., and Frank (Sara) of Hannibal, Mo.
Laura would be proud of granddaughters, Sara Elizabeth (North) Andreas, and Laura Frances (North) DiGiulio; stepgranddaughter, Katy Faron; and great-granddaughter, Amelia Rose Andreas.
Laura enjoyed genealogy, collecting stamps and coins, and spending time with her family and friends. She was active as a member of the Cylinder Women’s Club and DAR.
Visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 27, at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home, Emmetsburg, with service to follow. She will be interred at Evergreen Cemetery, also in Emmetsburg.
The family requests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association.