Laura Stevens

Born in Burlington, IA
Born on Jan 19, 1959
Departed on Apr 22, 2021

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Laura Christine Stevens, Age 62, passed away at the Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Thursday, April 22, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.

A public visitation will be held at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories on Friday, April 30, 2021 from 8 AM until service time at 9 AM with the Pastor Nate Roeder officiating. As mandated by proclamation, social distancing must be practiced which requires a limited number of people to be allowed into the chapel at one time. The use of facemasks or shields are required. Interment at the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.

Laura was born on January 19, 1959 in Burlington, IA. She was the youngest of four children to the late Ralph Emerson and Margaret Alberta (Keefer) Goodnow.  She was strong in her faith. Laura enjoyed shopping, reading, and spending time with her family. Laura’s favorite holiday was Christmas where she went all out for every year. Laura loved watching old T.V. shows especially “I Love Lucy”. Laura was the self-proclaimed office manager of her son’s chiropractic office. 

Those left to cherish Laura’s memory are her children, Joe (Katie) Stevens of Cedar Rapids, and Stephanie (Justin) Stafford of Owatonna, MN; her grandchildren, Kenneth Stafford, Hope Stevens, Henry Stafford, and one on the way; siblings, Steve Goodnow of Michigan, Barbara Goodnow of North Carolina, and Janelle Johnston of Iowa; her beloved dog, Shadow. Laura was preceded in death by her parents. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

The family wishes to thank the entire staff at the Mercy Medical Center for all of the love, support, and care they showed Laura and her family while she was in their care.