Carrie Koonter

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December 24, 1959 – September 19, 2018

Lifelong Laingsburg resident Carrie Lynn Koonter played on the 1978 Michigan Class D High School Softball championship team and was co-founder of the Laingsburg Women’s Golf League.  She worked for 25 years at Meijer in East Lansing.  She and Mary McDougal were together more than 30 years and were married in 2015.  Koonter died at age 58 following an extended battle with multiple sclerosis.

Lansing State Journal, September 23, 2018

Judy Fraidenburg

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January 20, 1959 – July 13, 2017

Judith Ann “Judy” Fraidenburg was born in St. Johns and graduated in the class of 1977 from Laingsburg High School.  She tended bar for more than 20 years at the Mayfair Bar in Haslett.  Fraidenburg and her spouse Kim Hasbrook were married in October 2015.

Watkins Brothers Funeral Home