Walton, Laura E., Merrill, Michigan

Our beloved mother and sister passed away Sunday, March 29, 2011, at the age of 53 years. Laura was born June 27, 1957, in to Anita (Wachowski) and the late Eugene Deja. She loved being in the outdoors, hunting, and fishing. She was a member of the Hemlock/Merrill VFW Post #7302 where she had served as past president of the ladies auxiliary. She is survived by her son, Jeremy Walton; siblings, Edward (Judy) Deja, Ann Deja, and Jeanne Bargouthy. She was predeceased by her siblings, Alan Deja and Catherine Thomas; and best friend Cheryl Minto. A memorial service will take place on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at W. L. Case & Company in Merrill. Chaplain Doug Bassett will officiate the service. Friends may visit with the family from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family. www.casefuneralhome.com