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Sunday, June 23, 2019

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Laura Gradisar Mallard passed away on January 01, 2018. She was 55 years old. Laura was born in Pueblo, Colorado on October 22, 1962 to Betty and Joseph “Jake” Gradisar.

She was a loving and affectionate mother and grandmother. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren play football, basketball, and baseball. She was blessed with four wonderful daughters and one amazing son, Michelle, Melissa (Bernard), Nicole, Amanda, Donnie (Sherry). She moved to Oklahoma City, Ok from Pueblo, CO and then to Galliano, LA where she resided until her passing.

Laura is also survived by her 6 grandchildren, Elijah Barnett, Tony Baker, Izak Barnett, Corbin Mallard, Cade Mallard; and one granddaughter Addyson Juneau; one sister, Nancy (Don) Bigley of Rock Springs, WY; one brother, Steven (Carla) Gradisar of Pueblo, Co; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Laura is proceeded in death by her parents, Betty and Joseph “Jake” Gradisar; one sister, Cynthia Rae Gradisar Butkovich; one brother, Joseph Gradisar.

At her request there will be no viewing or service. She requested that she be cremated and her ashes to be shared with her loved ones. Laura will truly be missed by those who knew and loved her. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online, at