Laura C. Westemeier, 88 of Shullsburg, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Southwest Health Care Center in Cuba City surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 29, 1923, in Hopkinton, Iowa, the daughter of Paul and Emma (Demmer) White. Laura lived in Worthington, Iowa, until her marriage to Florian Westemeier on Oct. 13, 1947. She and her husband farmed in Bernard, Iowa, until 1962, when they moved to Shullsburg. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, March 12, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 344 North Judgement St., Shullsburg, with Rev. John Bosco Pudhota officiating. Burial was in St. Matthew’s Cemetery in rural Shullsburg. Full obituary in the March 15, 2012 issue of the Republican Journal.