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Laura S. McCluskey, age 48, of Memphis, MO, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in the emergency room of Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

Laura was born May 17, 1966, in Independence, MO, the daughter of Susan Crabb. She was raised by her mother and step-father, Tom Ballew.

Survivors include four children including Allan Storm of Illinois and Kreed McCluskey of Luray, MO; siblings: Brenda Reben of Sedalia, MO, Larry W. Brennan of Cole Camp, MO, Anthony L. Brennan of Perth, Australia, Angie Todd of Sedalia, MO and Travis Ballew of Somerset, WI; her companion, Jason Perry of Memphis, MO; as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father.

Laura enjoyed her life as homemaker and mother. She also enjoyed watching cooking and reality tv shows.

Laura has been cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family was assisted by Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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