She was a 1970 graduate of Oberlin High School and has lived most of her life in Elyria. Laurel worked as a waitress for many years at Carl’s Country in Elyria and also as a waitress and barmaid at Elyria V.F.W. Post 1079.
She is survived by her sons, Dennis Close of Durham, North Carolina and Gary Close of Gilbert, Arizona; five grandchildren; brother, William “Butch” Willbond of Wellington; and sisters, Karen Keiser of Ft. Wayne, Indiana and Marilyn Clap of Newark, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George A. Capp in 2006; brother, Tom Willbond; and a sister, Vicky Davis.
A graveside service will be Friday, October 18, 2013, at 1 P.M., at Brookdale Cemetery, in Elyria.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Life Hospice, 3700 Kolbe Rd., Lorain, OH 44053.