Amy J Laehn, age 48 of Durand, died Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire with her family by her side after a long battle with cancer.
Amy “Famous Amos” was born on October 20, 1972 at the Buffalo Memorial Hospital in Mondovi. She was the daughter of Ronnie and Kay (Amundson) Laehn. Amy grew up in the Gilmanton area and graduated from Gilmanton High School. After high school, Amy joined the U.S. Army and served in Frankfurt, Germany. After being honorably discharged, Amy attended CVTC and graduated with a degree in nursing. She took a job as a nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire in the sugery department and worked until her illness forced her to retire. Amy was a loving daughter and even better mother to her three children. She spent her life caring for others as a nurse for many years.
Amy loved camping, reading, music, and most of all her family. Spending time with her grandchildren was something she cherished so greatly. Amy was loved by so many and will continue to be loved daily by her family and friends.
Amy is survived by her husband, Scott Markham; three children, Dominique Laehn, Alecia (Nick) Miles and TJ Dawson; seven grandchildren, father, Ronnie (Virgene) Laehn; seven siblings, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her mother, Kay Amundson.
A Celebration of Life will be 12:00PM Noon-4:00PM, Saturday, August 14, 2021 at the Durand American Legion Hall, 203 W. Main St., Durand. Military Honors will be provided by the Gilmanton American Legion Post #264.
Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.