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
visit yahnandson.com to share memories or sign online