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Laura Anne (Slaikeu) Lewis August 30, 1983 – May 25, 2021

Laura Anne (Slaikeu) Lewis, 37, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at her home in Mendon, MO.  Memorial services will be held at the Mendon Christian Church in Mendon, MO on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 11:00 A.M.  Mark Schuchmann will officiate the service.  Visitation will precede the service at the church from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M.

The service will be live streamed on the Mendon Christian Church’s Facebook page.

Laura was born on August 30, 1983 in Madison, WI, the daughter of William and Melissa (Hinson) Slaikeu.  She graduated from Clarke Community High School in Osceola, IA in 2002.

On June 4, 2011, Laura married the love of her life, Justin Lewis, in Independence, MO.  Together they were blessed with one daughter, Kaitlyn.

Laura loved spending time with her family and friends, reading, camping, being outdoors, and dirt bike racing.  She attended the Christian Church in Mendon, MO.

Laura is survived by her father and step mother, William Slaikeu and his wife Jill McNaughton of Des Moines, IA; her mother, Melissa Slaikeu of Altoona, IA; her beloved husband of the home, Justin; her daughter, Kaitlyn; one sister, Sharon Busch, her husband David, and their children, Sophia and Amelia of Ames, IA; one brother, Kevin Slaikeu, his wife Jennifer, and their children, Adalyn, Verna, and Warren of Mendon, MO; her paternal grandparents, Robert and Ann Krause of Urbandale, IA; her father-in-law, Sidney Lewis of Brunswick, MO; her brother-in-law, Chris Lewis of Mendon, MO; and her grandmother-in-law, Ruth Duffield of Mendon, MO.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Dr. Daniel and Ann Hinson, and her mother-in-law, Deborah Lewis.

Honorary pallbearers will be Sharon Busch, Kevin Slaikeu, Chris Lewis, Katie Smith, Kathy Spencer, and Perry Jordan.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Mendon Christian Church or Family Choice (Kaitlyn Lewis’ College Fund).  Donations may be left at or mailed to Breshears Memorial Chapel, 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO, 65236.

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