Laura Hill, age 71, of Cambridge died October 19, 2021 at CentraCare St. Benedict’s Community in St. Cloud. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, October 23rd at Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Friday, October 22nd at Strike Life Tributes in Cambridge and also one hour prior to the Mass at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Monastery of Poor Clares, 421 4th St. S., Sauk Rapids, MN 56379.
Laura Elizabeth Hill, age 71, of Cambridge passed away peacefully in God’s grace on October 19, 2021, due to Supranuclear Palsy and Parkinsonism. She was born September 27, 1950 in Richmond, Minnesota to Andrew and Gertrude Schutz.
Laura graduated from Eden Valley-Watkins High School as valedictorian, and earned a bachelor’s degree in English from St. Cloud State University. She was married to Glenn E. Watts for 13 years until his death in 1985. Laura later married Edward J. Hill in 1994, and resided in Cambridge, Minnesota until her death.
Laura worked as an outreach coordinator at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud, provided a daycare service in her home in St. Cloud, and was a substitute computer person during lunch hours for the Cambridge-Isanti School District.
Her volunteer activities and interests included being a leader in the Christian Mothers, being a devoted volunteer and Sacristan at her church, crafting birthday posters for nursing home residents in Cambridge, writing ancestry heritage books, calligraphy, and graphoanalysis.
She is survived by her husband, Edward; her children, Timothy Watts (Sara), Dale Watts, Sally Denker (Joe); grandchildren, Logan and Cody Watts, and Glenn Denker; step-children, Robert Hill, Timothy Hill, Kristine Berggren, Michael Hill and Kelly Peabody; many step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren; and siblings, Ruth, Jerry, David Schutz, and Jane Brookstein.
One of Laura’s favorite prayers, and one she lived by, was:
“Jesus, I trust in You, take care of everything.”