Billmeier, Laura Onalee (Waack), Sebewaing, MI, Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Friday, May 27, 2011, at Scheurer Hospital, Pigeon, Michigan. Age 73 years. The daughter of William and Daisy (Cox) Waack was born September 12, 1937 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Charles Billmeier. He passed away May 5, 2004. Laura was the first woman to become an accredited Gemologist in the State of Michigan. She worked with her husband at Billmeier’s Jewelry. She was an avid quilter. Surviving are a sister and two brothers, Susan Waack, Sebewaing, MI; William T. and Carol Waack, West Branch, MI; John Waack Sr., Saginaw, MI; several nieces and nephews. Private funeral services will take place. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday.