Laura R. Tuschen

  • Born: August 22, 1916
  • Died: December 18, 2016
  • Location: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home

302 Columbus Street
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Tel. (608) 837-5400

Tribute & Message From The Family


LAURA R. TUSCHEN, age 100, died December 18, 2016 in Sun Prairie, Wisc. Daughter of Daniel and Mary (Laverty) McGraw, she graduated from Mineral Point High School in 1934 and St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing in Madison in 1937. Laura worked as a registered nurse for three years until her marriage to Robert M. Tuschen on November 30, 1940. He preceded her in death on April 17, 1957 in Phoenix, Ariz. Laura raised her family and worked as a nurse in Sun Prairie doctors' offices. She is survived by her five children: Tom and his wife Priscilla, Naples, Fla.; Mary Myers, Seattle, Wash.; Jim and his wife Vicki, Rockford, Ill.; Roberta, Sun Prairie; and Larry and his wife Winifred, Tequesta, Fla.; ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; one sister, Eleanor (Ray) Gevelinger, Dodgeville; and 2 sisters-in-law, Lois (Paul) McGraw and Marilyn Reininger.
Laura was a much-loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She had many nieces and nephews that she greatly enjoyed. Last summer, Laura's entire family celebrated her 100th birthday. It was a great and, now clearly timely, party. Laura will be missed.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016, at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church, 221 Columbus Street, Sun Prairie, Monsignor Duane Moellenberndt will preside. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass Wednesday at the Church. Burial will be at Sacred Hearts Cemetery.
Sacred Hearts School Endowment Fund is suggested for memorials in lieu of flowers.