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Peter William "Pete" Laursen

November 29, 1955 - October 17, 2017

Peter W. Laursen, 61, passed away October 17, 2017. He was born November 29, 1955, the son of the late Howard and Dorothy (nee Holt) Laursen. His youngest sister Kristine Laursen of Antioch, IL, passed away on October 21, 2017. He is survived by his sisters, Kathleen (Warren) Friedl of Orland Park, IL, and Elizabeth Goodwin of Antioch, IL; as well as many nieces and nephews. Peter served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and most recently worked for a contractor at the Newport News Shipyard. He was a natural at anything he set his mind to and known for his sense of humor. He enjoyed playing baseball, shooting pool, and spending time with friends. The funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. on November 14, 2017, at Riverside-Altmeyer Chapel in Newport News, with burial to follow at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of donations, family requests that memorial donations be made in his honor.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Time: 11:00 am


Altmeyer Funeral Home – Riverside Chapel

7415 River Road
Newport News, VA 23607

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Time: 12:30 pm


Albert G. Horton Memorial Veteran Cemetery

5310 Milners Rd.
Suffolk, VA 23434

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