Age 68, of Weyauwega, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Appleton Medical center. She was born on December 29, 1942 in Dallas, Texas. She is survived by her special friend and companion of 18 years, Randy Ogden; two sons: Tom Gilman and Tony Gilman; siblings: Gary (Sue) Gilman, Jan Gilman, Linda Gilman, Carol (Wally) Stevens; also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Laura's life will be held on Thursday May 19, 2011 from 3-4 p.m. at the Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home in Weyauwega. In loving memory of Laura Halstead on her way to heaven with white wings and golden rings. May you rest in peace Laura, Love Randy.