Laura J. Verfurth

Laura J. Verfurth, age 52 of Highland, IL, died Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.

She was born May 24, 1963, in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of David and Joanne (nee O’Connell) Castillon.

On September 26, 1981, she married Kelly Michael Verfurth who survives in Highland, IL.

She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church.

Laura was born in St. Louis, MO and at age 6 her family moved to Springfield, MO. She grew up there and graduated from Springfield Catholic School in 1981. She married her school sweetheart Kelly after graduating. They moved to Memphis, TN in 1989, and moved to Highland in 1994. She had worked at the Highland Middle School in the Cafeteria. She also worked as a cashier at Tru Buy and as a Pharmacy Tech at Family Pharmacy. Laura had many interests. She liked to sew, cook, do crafts, scrapbook, garden, listening to country music, camping, being outdoors and photography. She loved her children and her grandchildren. Family gatherings were very important to her.

Survivors include :
Husband – Kelly M. Verfurth, Highland, IL
Father – David A. Castillon, Mt. Vernon, MO
Daughter – Shannon M. (Ryan) Reinacher, Pocahontas, IL
Daughter – Lindsey A. (Austin) Lampe, Pocahontas, IL
Daughter – Katelyn J. Verfurth, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Blake A. Reinacher, Pocahontas, IL
Grandchild – Jase M. Reinacher, Pocahontas, IL
Grandchild – Benson A. Lampe, Pocahontas, IL
Sister – Kim Castillon (Significant Other Jennifer Propp) , North Hampton, MA
Sister – Cindy Castillon (Significant Other Missy Price) , Overland Park, KS
Sister – Linda (Doug) Williams, Mt. Vernon, MO

She was preceded in death by :
Mother – Joanne A. Castillon nee O’Connell
Brother – David Castillon

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Sunday, January 17, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM on Monday, January 18, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Monday, January 18, 2016, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL., with Father Pat G. Jakel officiating.

Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for her Grandchildren’s Education.

Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249

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