Laura Ann Schwanger LaCourse

Oct 29, 1961 - Jul 11, 2013

Laura Ann Schwanger LaCourse, 51, residing in Cleveland and formerly of Sandusky, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 11, 2013, in Louis Stokes VA Medical Center in Cleveland.

She was born Oct. 29, 1961 in Sandusky.

Laura was employed by Moccasin-Bend Mental Institute for the State of Tennessee.

She is survived by her father and step-mother, James and Joyce Schwanger, of Sandusky; step-father, Clarence Samstag, of Sandusky; children, Brittany (Kyle) Schaefer, Zackary (fiancée, Michelle) LaCourse, and Megan LaCourse, all of Chatanooga, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jackson and Chloe; brothers, Dan Schwanger, James Schwanger, Todd Schwanger and Michael Schwanger, all of Sandusky, and Nelson Eads, of Greenfield, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Madelyn (Bray) Samstag.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, until funeral services at 4 p.m. at Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Pastor Robb Fowler will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Laura’s name to her children. 

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