Laura Anderson of Mingo died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, with her loving family by her side at Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames. Laura was born on Feb. 28, 1992, to Jon and Helen Anderson in Des Moines.
Laura had a smart mouth and loved bubbles, Yahtzee, Arthur, Pocahontas, R/C airplanes, swimming and going fast.
Laura leaves behind to cherish her memory, her parents; her siblings, Meagan, Rebecca, Arryanna, Aaliyah, Oscar and Michael Anderson and Lindsey Doty; nephews and nieces, Trystin, Ayden, Corbin, Jessen, Lemi, Lily and Emily; grandparents, Rich and Jane Anderson and James and Linda Rigby; and other loving family and friends.
She was preceded in death by grandparents, Sonya and Elvin Bailey; aunt Kathyrn Anderson; great-grandfather Virgil Cole; and special cousin Shane Wolfe.
A funeral service will be at noon Friday at Hamilton’s Altoona Funeral Home, 105 Fourth St. SW in Altoona. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest at Franklin Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Laura’s family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.