Date of Death: November 3, 2019

Service Details

In accordance with family wishes cremation will be conducted.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time of memorial services beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Hohner Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Carr officiating.

Obituary Notice

Laura Lee Reames, age 52, of Three Rivers, Michigan passed away unexpectedly on November 3, 2019. She was born in Three Rivers on August 13, 1967 the daughter of Gary and Jan (Broker) Reames.

Laura graduated from Three Rivers High School with the class of 1985.  She furthered her education at Davenport College where she graduated with high honors in 1987 with an Associate’s degree in computers and accounting.

Laura has recently been employed by Wal-Mart of Three Rivers where people were greeted daily and warmed by her infectious smile and bright personality. She made many friends and acquaintances through work where she will be missed by all who knew her.  She was a member of the Corey Church of the Nazarene and Moose Lodge #474.  She also adored her cats, spending time with friends, going to movies, and traveling to Mackinaw Island.

She leaves to cherish her loving memory, her parents, Gary and Jan Reames, of Three Rivers and several aunts, uncles and cousins, along with many friends and acquaintances.

Additional Information

Memorial contributions may be donated to the Animal Rescue Fund (A.R.F.) of St. Joseph County or the Corey Church of the Nazarene.

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  1. So sorry to all families to hear of her passing
    I will miss her smile & ALWAYS going out of her way to help ANYONE out @ the store.
    Such a kind person and a great loss to all who knew her.
    May she rest in peace….

  2. Mr and Mrs Reames – I had the pleasure of working with Laura at Walmart. I want to offer my sincere condolences for your loss. May you find peace and joy in the memories of your dear daughter.

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss. I didn’t know Laura but I’ve had her as a cashier several times and she was without a doubt the absolute nicest cashier at Wal-Mart! Always smiling and exchanging friendly and kind words. I am saddened by this great loss to so many her kindness touched! I will never forget her smile! Prayers for her family!

  4. My Heart is saddened by your loss.Laura was an Angel on earth and she had a truly natural ability to fill anyone’s heart with joy. She was in choir with me back in the 80’s and being around her made me a better person. You raised an Amazing Angel and her legacy will forever live on.God Bless you all,Heavens gained a wonderful Angel.
    Rhonda Hemenway Hefffner

  5. Laura was an amazing lady, always willing to help anyone that needed it. She was kind hearted and would always be everyone’s shoulder to lean on if they needed to talk. Also always taking in the animals that needed a place to call home. Cats were her favorite by far. You’ll be forever missed by so many but never forgotten. May you Rest In Peace Laura ❤️ My prayers go out to her family as we say our final goodbyes. From- Allexis & Carol

    • Jan and Gary, I am so sorry you have lost Laura. She was a ray of sunshine and I always chose her line at walmart. I had no idea she was your daughter. We would have had so many things to talk about. Her absence at walmart will be felt by all the hearts she touched. R.I.P!
      Miss seeing you as well Jan.
      Love Shannon Ruedger and Marysue Pollitt

  6. Gary & Jan-
    My heart was ripped in two when I received the tragic news. I consider Laura as one of my most precious friends. We spent countless hours laughing and spending just quality time together. I feel the same way as everyone else, Laura’s smile could lighten up even the darkness of rooms. My heart and prayers go out to you during this trying time. If you need anything just name it I’ll be there. Laura will be missed my everyone she ever came in contact with. Heaven’s got a new angel and we will meet again some day

  7. Laura,
    Your friendship was totally amazing, and your love for life was infectious, as well was your smile. I am so greatfull that I had the opportunity of spending a little bit of my life with yours. My wife and I will miss seeing your smiling face, but you will never be forgotten.

    Pastor Joe and Cheryl Cooper

  8. I work at the Dollar Tree in Three Rivers. Laura was certainly one of my favorite customers. She was always a ray of sunshine and put a big smile on my face anytime she came in. She will be greatly missed by all of us that work there.

    • I enjoyed seeing her smiling face when I saw her at Walmart. She was a very sweet lady and I will sorely miss her. I graduated with her and she stayed the same loving lady. My sincerest sympathy to mr. and mrs. Reames. I will be looking forward to seeing her again when we all get to heaven

  9. Mr. and Mrs Reames,
    I am deeply saddend by the news of Lauras’ passing.
    We were in school together, and choir is where we both seemed to find joy and happiness, in singing. This is where I will remember Laura the most. It is a collection of funny, not so funny, stupid, laughable, memories of daily choir classes along with all the silly, and wonderful things young girls did in high school…?
    When I moved back home for good, I was pleasantly surprised to find that Laura still had her beautiful smile, and she welcomed me back with a big hug like it was 1985.

    I will miss your daughter, and hope you find some happiness in knowing that Laura was loved by many, by me.

    Rest in Peace my friend. I will save up my hugs for you, when we meet again.

    Lorrie Brundige, class of 1985

  10. Sorry for your loss. Heaven received an Angel with her passing. I graduated a year before her, but she was always a cheerful face I would see in the halls. And from time to time when I would shop in Three Rivers at Walmart. I would seek out her lane just to see her smile. Prayers for all who knew her.

  11. To Lauras family i can say she always made going in walmart a pleasure. She alway had a smile and i alway talked to her when i had a chance too . I feel lucky to have known her and called her a friend. My heart hurts to know im going to walmart and i will never see her smiling face again .. my prayers and hugs go out to you ..

  12. So sorry to hear of Laura’s passing. She was such a sweet person . To this day she would always ask about our daughter , as they were classmates. I am also offering condolences on behalf of Holly as she is unable to do so due to
    her illness. May You feel God’s arms around you.

  13. Laura had the sweetest disposition and smile of anyone I know! I will truly miss our visits and sharing stories! I pray that God gives you some comfort and peace in the days to come. You truly did an Amazing job raising this beautiful soul.

  14. Reams Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose a child no matter what age they are. I remember babysitting for Laura. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Erin Sherrod Arnett

  15. Dear Laura’s Family,
    I went to school and graduated with Laura, In school i was thankful for Laura, for i was extremely shy and she was always nice to me. Made my school days easier. I still live here in Three Rivers and shop at Walmart. I really enjoyed seeing Laura at Walmart and i would always make a point to check out on the line where she was working so that we could have a quick chat. One day she gave me her phone number so we could hang out after work some time. We never did get that chance to hang out, it would of been a good opportunity for me to tell her how much of an impact she made on my life during school. Laura’s personality was kind, full sun shine and will be greatly missed. Prayers for you in this difficult time.

  16. Dear Friends.
    Laura was indeed an. Angel among us. Her smile and her kindness will live on in the hearts of those who knew her. She was exactly what the world. Needs now, more than ever.
    Our hearts are breaking for you at this devastating time and beyond. I only knew this kind of pain through Richard and I know his faith has guided him but will never erase the reality of this loss.
    Please know you are held in prayer….Richard and Nancy Boyd

  17. Reames family I am so sorry for your loss, I worked with Laura at Wal-Mart and she was the sweetest soul my heart just breaks, we said good morning Everyday on messenger she will be dearly missed.

  18. I’m so sorry for your loss i went to school with Laura she was sweetest most kindness person she always always had a smile i looked forward to seeing her at walmart and getting a hug from her she will be greatly missed she was loved by everyone

    • I am so saddened by her loss.. I worked with her for almost 10 years at Walmart, she was an amazing lady, was so nice to her customers, I enjoyed the times working with her. She will truly be missed by many… my heart goes out to all her family and friends during this difficult time. Rest In Heaven sweet Laura!!

    • I seen this and my heart dropped! I only knew Laura from Walmart- She will be missed! She was always smiling and friendly! I always went to her lane when I seen her- I have been down , stressed out and She had away of making me feel better! I am truly sorry for your loss!

  19. To Lauras family laura was a best friend to me we did a lot together like shopping and going out to eat we shared laughs and tears my heart is breaking over this another angle got her wings gone way to soon she will never be forgotten by her friends who loved her like me i will miss her so prayers to her family

  20. Reames Family,
    We are so sorry for your great loss. Laura was such a kind person. Always had a smile and a kind words. I know she will be greatly missed.
    Our hearts are breaking for you at this difficult time. Know our prays are with you all.

    The Livingston family
    Betty, Sandy, Sherry and Susan

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