Laura Saage Wilson SLATON-Services for Laura Wilson, 98, of Slaton will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in Englunds Chapel with the Revs. Jo Gay, Steve Campbell and Milton Jochetz officiating. Burial will follow in Englewood Cemetery under the guidance of Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton. Laura was born Nov. 13, 1914, in Holland, Texas. She passed from this life Dec. 5, 2012. Her family was a pioneering family moving to Slaton and Lubbock County in 1921. She graduated from Slaton High School in 1934. In 1938, Laura Saage married Douglas R. Wilson. Douglas preceded her in death in 1984, as have 11 siblings. Laura was a member of Slaton's First United Methodist Church and Friendship Sunday School Class. She also was a member of the Eastern Star 585 and Lubbock's University Chapter 1082 of the Eastern Star, Slaton Museum Association and Slaton Railroad Heritage Association, and Slaton Jr. Civic and Culture Club. She is survived by eight nieces and three nephews. The family wishes to recognize their appreciation to Greg and Margie Dyess, Josie Baca, Eunice Montgomery, Shirley Mask, Sharon Lusk, Lila Aguirre and IntegraCare Health Services in their care of Laura. Laura suggested memorials to Slaton First United Methodist, PO Box 250, or Slaton Senior Citizens Center, 230 W Lynn St, both Slaton, TX 79364.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Dec. 7, 2012