LAOS, Anna Baffert Passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on April 11, 2017, at the age of 87 years. Anna is survived by her five children; Roy B. Laos, III, Jeffery B. Laos, Sr., Enrico B. Laos, Marco B. Laos (Plano, TX) and Rene B. Laos. In addition, she is survived by 14 grand children and three great-grandchildren. Anna "Annie" was born on December 26, 1929, in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated from Tucson High School and completed two years of study at the University of Arizona. She married Roy E. Laos, Jr., her sweetheart/a local Pharmacist and businessman in 1952. After marriage, Anna worked alongside her husband in their family Pharmacy/Retail business known as "Roy's Arizona Pharmacy" located at South Six Avenue and 17th Street (now know as Roy's Corner). Her children remember her as a caring and driven mother who encouraged them to pursue their goals. Anna was accomplished in local politics and civic activities. Anna was a witty and dedicated individual who loved the City of Tucson and who was passionate about proper and productive changes for the better of its citizens. A Funeral is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on April 22, 2017 at St. Augustine Cathedral Church located on Stone Avenue in Downtown Tucson; a reception to follow (Fraternal Order of the Eagles Hall 1530 N. Stone Avenue beginning at 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) for a celebration of Anna's life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Casa De La Luz Foundation at 7740 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85704. The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers from Casa De La Luz for their support, care and dedication. Family thanks Carrillo Mortuary for their excellent service. Arrangements by CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY, INC.
Published by Arizona Daily Star on Apr. 16, 2017.