Laurie Ann Hagmaier
August 13, 1956 – January 7, 2022
Laurie Ann Hagmaier, 65 of Edmond left this world to be with our heavenly father on January 7, 2022. She was born August 13, 1956, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to John and Pauline Hoerner. She is preceded in death by her father John. She is survived by her husband Don, stepdaughters, Stacey and husband Brad Bynum, Dixie Hagmaier, Shanon and husband Glenn Hietpas, 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, her brothers Brian Hoerner and wife Deb, and Roy Sanderson, sister Deb and husband Craig Cooper, her mother Pauline and stepfather Kenneth King.
Laurie grew up in Harrisburg graduating from Harrisburg High School in 1974. She attended Harrisburg Community College and received her Medical Assistant Associate degree. She then joined the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and was trained as a medic. She eventually worked full time for the Guard until she moved to Oklahoma in 1980. She attended and graduated from Seminole Junior College. She joined the Oklahoma Army National Guard and worked as a medical assistant with the flight surgeon detachment. While in the Guard she met her husband Don and married August 14, 1982. They celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary this past August. Laurie graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1994 with a BA degree in Business Administration. She worked in administration in the medical sector until her retirement in 2018.
Laurie loved sandy ocean beaches. Once retired she and Don were able to travel to the beaches for her to enjoy.
Laurie was a big sports fan. Once retired she was able to check off several items on her bucket list that included the Daytona 500, Indianapolis 500, NHL Hall of Fame, Baseball Hall of Fame along with attending National hockey League games at several different arenas.
She checked off her list to visit Niagara Falls and Hawaii. She and Don were able to make extended visits to see friends and family in Pennsylvania along with attending the Hershey Bears ice hockey games.
After her initial breast cancer diagnosis in 2004, she was cancer free until 2016, when she was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. She once again endured treatment this time initially using immunotherapy drugs. When the effectiveness of the drugs stopped, she again did chemotherapy and radiation. Her last two months she fought the cancer head on. Her family and friends feel deep sorrow that she has left us, but we know she is pain free in heaven.
Services will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel in Edmond, OK. Interment will follow at Gracelawn Cemetery.
The family invites guests to a reception held after interment at Matthews Funeral Home.
We will be live streaming this service in an effort to accommodate those people that wish to attend but feel they should not due to health regulations. To watch the service CLICK HERE to go to our YouTube page. Click on ‘Videos’, then ‘Live Streams’.