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Laurel Lea (Griffeth) Fekete

Laurel Lea (Griffeth) Fekete, was born February 15, 1971, to James Warren Griffeth and Mary Ethel (Foreman) Griffeth, in Red Oak, IA.  She passed away peacefully at her son’s home in Mount Ayr on January 28th, 2024, surrounded by her family.
Laurie married Erwin Fekete, February 18, 1989, and were the parents of two children Brandy Scott and Ashley Rene’.
She lived most of her life in Red Oak before moving to Mount Ayr.  She enjoyed spending time with her family.  She especially loved being a grandmother.  She loved traveling, listening to Elvis, and was an avid teddy bear collector.
Laurie was preceded in death by her parents James & Mary, brother Thomas, her beloved daughter Ashley and father-in-law Robert Houtchens.
She is survived by her husband Erwin, son Brandy (Cyndi), granddaughters Charlotte & Eleanor, mother-in-law Elisabeth Houtchens, cousins Sherry Johnson, Angie Chapman, Daniel Foreman, brothers-in-law Lynn Houtchens, Robert (Becky) Houtchens, Glenn Houtchens, Mary (Wesley) Steele, Lisa (Patrick) Edgett, sisters-in-law Brenda (Marvin) Scott and Linda Smith, numerous nieces and nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr on Friday, February 2 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a graveside service in the Emerson Cemetery, Emerson, Iowa, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 3. Memorials are to the family.

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