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Kathleen Ruth Laird

January 2, 1933 ~ May 6, 2020 (age 87)


Kathleen Ruth Laird passed away at the age of 87 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on May 6, 2020 at the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.

Kathleen was born on January 2, 1933 in Arapaho County to Ray Coggins and Esther Olivia Kvale Coggins. She attended High School in Englewood, Colorado.  Kathleen was wed on March 20, 1964  to William Dale Laird. They raised their 5 children in Buena Vista, Colorado and were business owners to multiple companies there. Kathleen loved to spend time with her family and was ecstatic anytime the whole family was together. Kathleen and Dale enjoyed spending time together in Cripple Creek, Colorado. Phoenix, Arizona was another place they enjoyed spending their winters when possible, with two of their children.

Kathleen is survived by her children Randy Laird (Monica Laird), Joyce Darleen Dennis (Kenny Dennis), and Joleen Cormier (Glenn Cormier). Her grandchildren Jennifer Jaeger , Doug Rasmussen, Brenda Jennings, Katrina Hawkinson, Lindsay Wingate, Anita Hartz, Tommy Laird, Isabella Laird, Edward Ellis, and Felicia Medrano. Her great Grandchildren Drew Jaeger, Bailey Jaeger, Kylie Jennings, Macy Jennings, Zoe Hawkinson, Brooklyn Wingate, Miles Wingate, Weston Wingate, Natalie Hartz, Graham Hartz, Aiden Ellis, And Adalynn Medrano. She is also survived by her brother Norman Coggins.

Kathleen is proceeded in death by her beloved husband William Dale Laird, and her three sons Ray Rasmussen, Lawrence Rasmussen and John David Laird. She is also proceeded by her brothers Kenneth Coggins and Arnold Coggins.

Kathleen was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

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