Laurie Ann Connolly |

Laurie Ann Connolly

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Laurie A. Connolly, 44, of Rifle, passed away Nov. 1, 2008, at Hospice Care in Grand Junction.

Laurie was born July 8, 1964, in Marquette, Mich., to Harold Robert and Mary Ann (Fluette) Vandezande.

She married Rick Connolly on Jan. 26, 1998, in Las Vegas.

Laurie worked as the receiving manager for the local Wal-Mart and had lived in the Rifle area for the last 13 years.

Laurie is survived by son Rick Johnson; daughter Melissa Driscoll; step-daughter Kaela Connolly; brothers Charles and Keith Vandezande; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

A visitation is scheduled from 9-10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 10, with funeral services starting at 10 a.m., both at Rifle Funeral Home. Interment will follow immediately at Highland Cemetery in New Castle.

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