Laura M. Schroeder Shankey

First Posted: 3/6/2012

OttawaLaura M. Schroeder Shankey, 37, of Oceanside, Calif., formerly of Ottawa, died at 5:40 p.m. March 3, 2012, at San Diego Medical Center Kaiser Permanente, San Diego.She was born March 14, 1974, in Lima to Thomas H. and Mary Schroeder Schroeder, who survive in Ottawa. On Sept. 13, 2003, she married Callen M. Shankey, who survives in Oceanside, Calif.Mrs. Shankey was a sales representative for South Coast Copy System, Oceanside, Calif. She was a member of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Oceanside, Calif. She was a 1992 graduate of Ottawa-Glandorf High School and a 1997 graduate of the University of Toledo. She enjoyed fishing, boating and camping and was an avid reader. She loved life and fought to the end to keep it.Survivors also include three brothers, Curt (Tricia) Schroeder, of Miamisburg, Bradley Schroeder, of Columbus, and Greg (Anne) Schroeder, of Glandorf; a sister, Lisa (Brad) Kreinbrink, of New Castle, Del.; her grandmother, Helen Schroeder, of Leipsic; five nieces and nephews, Renee and Nicole Schroeder, Morgan and Alex Schroeder and Blake Kreinbrink; father- and mother-in-law, Hugh Shankey, of Oceanside, Calif., and Deanna Young, of Cincinnati; and her dog, Roxy.Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf. Father Ken Schroeder will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa.Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.Condolences may be expressed at

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