Laurie Ann Meyer was born on Aug. 18, 1963 in Le Mars, the daughter of Vernon and Leola (Straub) Meyer. She was Baptized and Confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. Laurie attended school in Paullina, graduating from high school in 1981. She continued her education at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon where she earned a degree in accounting. After college, Laurie took a position with Koele Accounting in Sheldon.
On April 16, 1983 Laurie and Paul Tuttle were united in marriage at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. The couple made their home in Sheldon for a few years prior to moving to a farm north of Marcus. Laurie worked at Linda's Sewing Room in Cherokee, and with the Iowa Ag Statistics Service out of her home. She also worked for several years as the church secretary at Peace Lutheran Church.
Laurie was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. She enjoyed sewing and quilting, flowers, cooking and baking, and collecting Tea Pots and Snowmen. Most of all, Laurie enjoyed spending time with her family and her extended family.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; and her mother-in-law Beverly Tuttle.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Paul, of rural Marcus; her son,Brian, of rural Marcus, and his special friend Rachael Tonsager of Ellsworth, Wisc.; her parents, Vernon and Leola Meyer of Paullina; a father-in-law and his wife, Ervin "John" and Liz Tuttle of Cherokee; her brothers and sisters in-law Bruce and Lori Tuttle of Orange City, Lynette and Curt Larson of Smithland, and Dan and Jo Tuttle of Aurelia; and her best friend Robin Corzilius and her husband Ray of Cherokee.