Mary Eleanor Laubenheim
May 6, 1921 ~ June 20, 2014
Our beloved mother and grandmother, Mary Eleanor Laubenheim, 93, passed away peacefully June 20, 2014 at her home in Boise.
Mary's full life began on May 6, 1921 in Kimberly, Idaho. Although her mother passed away when she was four years old, Mary was raised with much love by her grandparents Joe and Grace Hamilton.
Mary married the love of her life, Elmer, on June 22, 1940 in Twin Falls, Idaho. Mary and Elmer were inseparable for 70 years.
Mary and Elmer had two sons, Robert Wesley and Richard Larry. Mary was a loving mother and well known by the boy's friends as a great cook and welcoming mom.
Family was important to Mary and she took much joy investing her life in the lives of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband, Elmer, her parents, grandparents and three beloved grandchildren, Delene, Brandon and Craig.
Mary is survived by son, Bob (Eleen), Ormond Beach, Florida; son, Larry, of McCall; granddaughter, Tina (Tom), Woodbridge Virginia; granddaughter, Lori (Travis), Kuna and her mother Jackie Laubenheim, Meridian; eight great-grandchildren, a half sister and two cousins.
A private family service will be held at Mary's home on Friday, June 27, 2014. Friends are welcome and encouraged to visit the family Friday between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m., following the family service. Interment will be at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery in Boise at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hearts for Hospice, 3090 Gentry Way #150, Meridian, Idaho, 83642 or 398-2276.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Mary's memorial webpage at www.summersfuneral.com.
Summers Funeral Home - Boise Chapel
1205 West Bannock Street Boise, ID 83702
Published in Idaho Statesman on June 24, 2014