Laurie Marie Every, 53, formerly of Preston and Harmony, died Wednesday morning, April 23, 2014, at the Gundersen Harmony Care Center.

She was born Sept. 19, 1960, in Harmony the daughter of Chuck and Emma (Hellem) Every.

She was raised and spent her life in the Preston and Harmony areas.

She attended school in Spring Valley and Lanesboro where she graduated in 1981.

She had worked at the Fillmore County Day Activities Center in Preston until 2010. Since then she had been a resident of the Gundersen Harmony Care Center.

She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Preston.

She loved her family, her job, bowling, going out to eat, going for rides in the country, music and singing.

She is survived by two sisters, Cheryl (Dennis) Miller of Harmony and Dawn (Maynard) Moen of Mora; two brothers, Gary of Mabel and Kevin (Joyce) of Preston; many nieces and nephews and friends too numerous to count.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The funeral was held Monday, April 28, at Christ Lutheran Church in Preston with the Rev. Dave Jore officiating. Burial followed at the Lewiston Cemetery in Lewiston.

Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston is assisting the family with arrangements.