Laura L. Beitler, 65, of Decatur, IN passed away on the Assumption of Mary, Sunday, August 15, 2021 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Laura was born on February 23, 1956 in Decatur, IN to the late Robert and Kathryn (Hower) Mendez. On May 26, 1979, Laura married Ronald K. Beitler.
Laura was a parishioner of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and a member of its Rosary Society. She retired from Fleetwood of Decatur after 27 years of service.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Ronald K. Beitler; a son, Philip E. Beitler; a daughter, Erika E. (Joe) Hebble; five brothers, Robert "Nutty" Mendez, Ike (Susan) Mendez, Johnny (Crista) Mendez, Jimmy Mendez, Tim (Jennifer) Mendez; three sisters, Sandra Canales, Kathleen Lopez and Susan Mendez all of Decatur; 9 grandchildren, Jillian, Claudia, Pierce and Vanessa Hebble, Rebekka, Roxanna, Justuin, Jaidyn and Korbin Beitler.
Visitation will be from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, with Reciting of the Holy Rosary at 2:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 20, 2021 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, with calling 1 hour prior to Mass from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. in the St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Father David Ruppert officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
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