Elizabeth Laur

August 24, 1953May 18, 2020

Heaven gained a wonderful angel on May 18, 2020. Elizabeth Laur, age 66, went to be with her Lord and Savior in the early morning hours at Faith Hospice Trillium Woods. 

Elizabeth graduated from Wayland High School, worked in Las Vegas and Texas and then settled back down in Wayland, Michigan. She worked as a quality control technician for over 30 years at Leon Plastics. There she worked with her lifelong best friend, Fran Crespo. 

The last 12 years of her life tested and proved what a strong and determined woman she was. Her long battle with ovarian cancer, stage 3c, pushed her to the edge and back. The cancer and chemo caused multiple health issues but when her health situation was bleak, her strength and will to survive showed through. She fought hard and everyone was amazed at her will to live. We all share in the comfort of knowing she is now pain free and in peace with many of her loved ones whom she missed dearly.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents Loretta Sweet (Robert Sweet) and her father IJ Linker. She will be lovingly missed by her daughter, Brigitte Laur; her brother, Greg Linker; nieces Heidi and Ryan Presley (grandnieces Kelsey and Paige), Erica Linker, and Tammy Little; former husband, Bill Laur; stepson, Jason Laur; and many other relatives and friends. She will also be missed dearly by her fur babies Chip, Biggles (Mom’s chemo kitty), and Myrtle (the turtle).

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 17, 2020 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 128 Cedar St., Wayland, MI. Visitation will be 12:30 - 1 p.m. prior to service.

In honor of Elizabeth and in lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance (



  • Visitation

    Saturday, October 17, 2020

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, October 17, 2020


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