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Laura Belle (Brooks) Marr
  • Kairos Dwelling
    2945 Gull Road
    Kalamazoo , MI 49048
  • Life Changing Ministries
    3932 E. Kilgore Avenue
    Portage, MI 49002

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“Irv (and family), I am truly sorry for your loss. I will be praying for all of you. If there is anything you need Irv, say the word. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Ralph Stocker - Portage, MI

“We are sending another angel home U will ne missed Aunt Laura ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Elizabeth Bolin - HUNTINGTON, WV

“I'm so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Velting - Battle Creek, MI

“There are not enough words to express the loss of a mother...been there . ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Sheena Snyder - Omaha, NE

“DEAR FAMILY, WE FIRST MET THIS WONDERFUL LADY WHEN SHE CAME TO STAY WITH RUTH TODD, WE LIVED NEXT DOOR TO RUTH, SHE WAS SUCH A BLESSING IN RUTH'S...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: DAVE AND SANDY HOLLAND - MI

“I have so many fond memories: I always loved to see her on her trips to Maryland. It was so much fun catching up on things, having lunch and just...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Sharon Bellmyer - Abingdon, MD

“Rest in heaven Laura, you will be greatly missed, till we meet again. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Dawn Gruszynski - Midland, MI

“Laura was a very ambitious co-worker of mine at Production Plated Plasticsone you could look up to and trust.We had a lot of good times together at...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Connie Torrey - Coworker


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Laura Belle (Brooks) Marr of Kalamazoo, MI

Laura, age 78, died Tuesday evening, March 8, 2016 at Kairos Dwelling of Kalamazoo and with her loving family by her side.

Laura, the daughter of Joseph Milton and Helen Irene (Roop) Brooks, was born in Baltimore, MD on February 2, 1938. She had been employed at Production Plates Plastics of Richland, MI.

Laura is survived by her five children, Mary (Lee) Tober of Baltimore, MD, David (Chris) Langstrom of Kawkawlin, MI, Irvin (Kathy) Langstrom of Grand Junction, MI, Allen (Julie) Langstrom of Richland and Ed (Dawn) Marr of Galesburg, MI; eleven grandchildren, Stacy, Gordon, April, David, Nathan, Christie, Justin, Ashley, Katelyn, Jay and Alex; thirteen great grandchildren; her sister, Patricia Huber and three brothers, John, Mike and Tom Brooks, all of Maryland. Laura was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Chuck, Joe and Jimmy Brooks.

The Memorial Service to celebrate Laura's life will be held on Saturday, March 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Life Changing Ministries, 3932 E. Kilgore Avenue, Portage, MI 49002. Final interment will be in Prairie Home Cemetery, Richland. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Laura's honor may be directed to Kairos Dwelling, 2945 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49048 or Life Changing Ministries. The Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel is assisting Laura's family with her arrangements.