Laura Westwood Yoder
Laurie was taken to Heaven by her Lord, Jesus Christ, on July 9, 2020 after a 2 year battle with cancer. She was born to Jack and Sherrill Barnett Westwood in Berkeley, CA, 1959. Her family moved to Concord, CA in 1964, where she lived the remainder of her life. A 1977 graduate of Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord, CA.
Laurie had many interests including horseback riding, art projects, and attending live concerts. She was a sports fan of Oakland A’s, S F 49er’s, and Oakland Warriors. She was an animal lover and enjoyed cooking. A very kind and compassionate friend to everyone.
Employed 27 years at Costco’s Stores in Antioch and Concord. Her son, Rodney Yoder, the light of her life, survives her. Also survived by mother, Sherrill Barnett Westwood; sister, Donna Francken (Gustavo);Aunt Shirley Perriera; Aunt Carroll Elliott; niece Amanda Francken; nephew Nick Francken; and cousins. Predeceased by father Jack Westwood.
Services July 17, 2020 at Oakmont Memorial Park and Mortuary,
2099 Reliez Valley Rd, Lafayette, CA, Viewing 12 noon, Service 1 P.M., Internment 2 PM.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue www.thulanidogs.org.
Appreciation of minister Eric Davis for your comforting services for our loved one.
Thanks to Costco for their generous donation.
Bring folding chairs and cooler if you wish to sit during graveside service.
No reception due to Covid19.
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