Laurie Lynn Ansingh | Obituary

Laurie Lynn Ansingh | Obituary

Laurie was born on April 23, 1961 in

Auburn, WA to Lorraine and Cosme Libadia.

She passed away peacefully in her sleep on

August 16, 2020 at the age of 59 years old.

Laurie grew up in Algona and Auburn and

resided there for the majority of her life.

She graduated from Auburn High School in

1979. Around 1982, Laurie met her future

husband Sander Ansingh. They were married

on August 16, 1986 and were married for 34

wonderful years. Laurie went on to graduate

from Highline Community College where she

earned her paralegal degree. She worked as a paralegal for 12

years. Laurie was blessed to work for a bankruptcy attorney

in Auburn with her best friend Patty Thomas for numerous

years. Laurie was mother to two sons: Austin and Isaac

Ansingh. She spent her time traveling and going on camping

trips with her family and friends. Laurie enjoyed playing

softball, was an avid skier, and a phenomenal cook (famously

known for her potato salad). Laurie and Sander lived in

Auburn with their family for nearly 17 years before moving

to Houghton, MI in 2004. While in Michigan, Laurie was

the owner and manager of The Java Shop. They

eventually moved back to Auburn in 2011.

Laurie and Sander then moved to Beijing,

China, where they spent several years living as

ex-pats. While in China she enjoyed exploring

the local markets and cuisine. She was even

coerced into trying scorpion on a stick from a

local market with her sons, Isaac and Austin.

Laurie and Sander returned to Auburn in 2013,

where she lived out the remainder of her life.

Laurie is survived by her husband, Sander

and her two sons Austin and Isaac. She leaves

behind her brothers Ron, Steve, Jim and Dennis Libadia.

Laurie also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews and

their children, all of whom she loved dearly.

She was preceded in death by her father Cosme, mother

Lorraine, brother Larry Libadia, and her in-laws, Herman

and Yoka Ansingh.

Funeral Services will be September 25th at Yahn and

Son. Due to COVID-19, service is by invitation only. Please

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