Covell Funeral Home

232 East State Street, Traverse City, MI


Laura Chouinard

September 2, 1961December 30, 2019

Laura Stafford Chouinard, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 30, 2019, surrounded by friends and family. Laura was a resident of Medilodge of GTC for the last two years. She had many friends, and was loved by the staff. Laura enjoyed coloring, bingo, nature, and anything sweet. Laura is survived by her father Thomas Stafford, sister Mary Thompson, brother Steve Stafford, children Leah (Chouinard) Rice, Brett Chouinard, Cheryl Chouinard, their father Dwayne Chouinard, and multiple nieces, nephews, and grand children. Laura was preceded in death by her mother Josephine Stafford. Services will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020, with a gathering at 2 pm and memorial service starting at 3 pm. Services will be held at Covell Funeral Home. 232 E. State Street, Traverse City, MI 49684


  • Memorial Gathering Saturday, January 4, 2020
  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 4, 2020


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Heather Irish

January 3, 2020

Deepest condolences to the family. I love you Laura "B", thank you for being my bestie through thick and thin and back again. Forever in our hearts and miss you like crazy.

Judy Krimmel

January 2, 2020

Laura loved her kids to extremes. Had not known where she was that’s how long it’s been since I’ve seen her. Used to hang with Dwayne and his brother my husband worked with on weekends ,all the kids were well taken care of from Laura and Linda.Fun, Good ole days.

Kathy Squires

January 2, 2020

I'm sorry to hear about Laura.
I talked to her at the 40th class Reunion...I t appeared she had a good time as her daughter twirled her around in her wheelchair on the dancefloor..🥰 kathy