Laurel J. Gamma

December 20, 1944 ~ October 18, 2021 (age 76)


Laurel J. Gamma, age 76, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away Monday, October 18, 2021 at UW Hospital in Madison.

Private family services were held at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids.  Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. 

Laurel was born December 20, 1944 in Wisconsin Rapids to Joseph and Arvilla (Whitrock) Gamma.  She graduated from Assumption High School in Wisconsin Rapids.  She worked in the office at CW Transport in Wisconsin Rapids until they closed.  She then worked part time in the treasurer’s office at City Hall in Wisconsin Rapids until her retirement.

Laurel was a faithful member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.  She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, and knitting.  She loved to visit with family and go shopping with her sisters. 

Laurel is survived by one brother, Joe (Peggy) Gamma of Wisconsin Rapids; three sisters: LeAnn Gotz of Wisconsin Rapids, Karen Mortimer of Germantown, WI, and Marilyn (Peter) Augustyniak of Wisconsin Rapids; nieces and nephews: Pamela, MaryAnn, Paula, Melissa, Mitch, and Danae; and great nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, and brothers-in-law: Frank Gotz and Carl Mortimer.

Special thanks to the staff at UW Hospital in Madison for the tender loving care they provided for Laurel.

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