Born: May 28, 1951 - Deceased: August 28, 2022
Laura Lee Nollman, 71, of Belleville, IL passed away on August 28, 2022 at Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma. She was born on May 28, 1951 in Granite City, IL. Daughter of the late Boyd and Shirley McCommis. Laura married Danny Nollman of Belleville, IL and they recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
She graduated from SIUE with a degree in Music Education and taught Instrumental Music in Granite City School District #9 and Belleville District #118.
Laura was a faithful member of Union United Methodist Church in Belleville.
She was a 50 year member of the Belleville Philharmonic Orchestra, where she put her heart into playing the bassoon. Laura also taught private bassoon lessons for most of her life, and enjoyed being a member of several woodwind quintets.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her:
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her:
In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be made to the Philharmonic Society of Belleville, Belleville District 118 Music Club, and Union United Methodist Church Steeple Fund.
In celebration of her life, a memorial service will be held on September 1, 2022 at 5pm at Union United Methodist Church, 721 E. Main St., Belleville, IL with Rev. Harvey Gaither officiating. Visitation will be held from 3-5pm with additional visitation and conversation immediately following until 8pm.
Dan so sorry for your loss. Laura was a wonderful teacher. She was loved buy so many.
Oh, Amy. I am so very sorry to hear about your mother’s battle with cancer and her passing. I wish I could give you a hug. I know how hard it is to lose a parent. Your mom was kind, talented and loved. You are in my heart during this time. ❤️
Laura was a wonderful woman who epitomized dignity, character, and professionalism. Our sympathy goes out to Dan, Amy, Andrew, and the rest of the Nollman family. Dan and Laura led the Jefferson PTA for many years and greatly enhanced the Jefferson School environment. Laura went on the be an outstanding instrumental instructor for Belleville #118. She was a teacher of great patience with the students. She was also a woman of great faith. More than anything, she was devoted to Dan, her children and grandchildren. May the strength of family and friends be with you at this sad time. Her memory with live on. Jim and Nancy Rosborg
So sorry for your family’s loss .May The Lord have her in his Glory
Laura was a dear friend and colleague! So sorry to hear this. She will be missed! 💐
Amy and Family:
I’m so sorry for your loss of your sweet mother. Hugs!
I’m so sorry to hear of your great loss. Laura was always a joy! Her smile! Her talent! Her comforting ways! Thank you for sharing her with us. Peace be with you all.
My sympathy to Dan and family after Laura’s heroic struggle with cancer. Laura was an outstanding roll model of wife, mother and music teacher. We are all blessed to have known her. Dolores Stover
My condolences to you all. Laura was a wonderful person, teacher, and musician.
My thoughts are with you all. Amy and Andrew I am so sorry, you are both strong and have your families to lean on. I know it’s hard now but with the love and support your family has you will persevere. Laura was so strong and she passed that on to the both of you. Please take care of your father, he will need your support more than ever. My prayers are with you, I only wish I was closer and could do something for the family. Take care. God bless.
Dan and Amy,
Even though we have been in Maryland for the past four years, We have witnessed Laura’s courageous battle from afar through the Union UMC updates. We have enjoyed her musical talents at Union for many years and we have you and the family in our Prayers.
With kindest regards,
Jack & Bonnie Griffith
Dan and family you’re kindness to all who knew you and your dedication to family and all children will be missed by all that have been lucky enough to have known you. Sorry for your loss friend. John and Pat Wright and family.
Such sad news for all. It was a joy to know Laura for so many years.
bonnie & chris moncelli
Laura was a wonderful musician and friend who will be missed. Our deepest sympathy to the family.
So sorry for your loss. Laura was a wonderful teacher.
My thoughts and prayers are to the family. She was a wonderful and loved lady.
Dan, Amy & Carlos and Andrew and your families: I offer my sincere condolences on your loss of Laura. We treasure the times we had with you all and always will remember her encouraging smile. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Laura as such a lady who loved her Danny,
Laura was a lovely lady who shared her talent with her students and the community. Laura and Dan were always
there for the music students in District #118. During my time as #118 Music Club Vice President and President she and
Dan were always there to provide support. Prayers and Peace to all the Family.
Dan, Amy, and Andrew,
I am so saddened by the loss of sweet Laura. She was such a dear person and an amazing teacher and musician. Her struggle with cancer was so unfair, like my husband Bill’s was. There was a plan as to why their lives were cut short. Please remember all your fond memories and hold them close to your hearts. Be consoled that Laura is at peace and no longer in pain. May she Rest In Peace.
My deepest sympathies to Dan and family members Laura was a classy lady who brought much to the entire #118 District with not only her musical talents but also her kindness and patience with students and fellow staff members She left this world a better place May she be resting in peace with our Lord from above 🙏💜 Teresa Case
So sad to lose Laura. She was the epitome of graciousness, kindness and so musically talented. I will miss her smile.
This breaks my heart. 😞 she was always so sweet and I loved chatting with her on philharmonic breaks!
Please accept out deepest sympathies. She was such a wonderful addition to the Belleville community and a true gift to the lovers of music. Her legacy will live on in all the children she taught to enjoy and love music.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Laura was a wonderful role model as a teacher and musician. Patient and kind at every turn, she is the type of teacher that many of us hope to be. She made a difference.
Best to you and your family,
Dan, we are so sorry to hear this sad news of Laura’s passing. She was a very good and kind friend to me all through school. Steve and I will keep you and your family in our prayers.