Laura was born in Rhinelander on Sept. 13, 1945, to the late John and Catherine (Stevens) Becraft.
Laura enjoyed time spent with her grandkids. She taught them how to play guitar and piano. She was a lover of music, and could make a guitar pick out of a credit card.
She also loved camping, card games and board games. Laura was a faithful person who enjoyed a good debate and finding a good bargain.Survivors include her children, Dennis (Alysia) Pillsbury of Shawano, John (Kelly) Bueschel of Shawano, Laurie (Harry) Carpenter of Weston, and Tina (Joe Ritchie) Bueschel of Weyauwega; sisters, Margaret (Charlie) Congleton, Theresa Shoenfelder and Catherine Holt; grandchildren, Justin, Tim and Kayla Pieper, Shawna and Kyle Bueschel, Gage and Adriana Pillsbury, and Rhemi and Levi Bueschel; great-granddaughter Victoria Pieper; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Erwin Bueschel; brother, John Becraft; sister, Mary Becraft; and her furry companion, BB Kitty.
Memorial service was held on Monday, March 31, 2014 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 113 W. Kort St., Rothschild, with the Rev. Janusz Kowalski officiating.
Online condolences may be given at www.brainardfuneral.com.
Brainard Funeral Home is assisting the family.
|Tuesday, April 01, 2014 1:28 PM|