On Aug. 30, 1927, she was born in Fort Wayne to Henry and Marcella (Kappel) Littlefield. She attended Precious Blood Grade School then graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1945. She was employed at Kune Abstract Co., for several years, before her marriage to Cletus. She married Cletus Couture on May 17, 1947, in Fort Wayne. He preceded her in death on May 11, 2009.
Laura moved to Warsaw from Fort Wayne in 1963. She was a retired co-owner of Executive Office Products, where she continued as secretary-treasurer unti the business closed in 2004. Laura was also a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw; Rosary Altar Society and “Young At Heart” Senior Group.
She is survived by four sons: Ronald (Marilyn) Couture, Jamestown, N.C.; Dennis (Beth) Couture, Syracuse, Ind.; David (Janelle) Couture, Fort Wayne; and Jon (Stephanie) Couture, Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
Laura was preceded in death by her husband, parents, five sisters and one brother.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 20, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Friday, July 20, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw, with Father Philip DeVolder officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are to be made to Heartline Pregnancy Center, 1515 Provident Drive, Warsaw, IN 46580 and Masses at Sacred heart Catholic Church, 125 N. Harrison St., Warsaw, IN 46580.