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:
- Children and spouses:
- Amy and Carlos Perez of Belleville
- Andrew and Megan Nollman of Pennsylvania
- Five grandchildren:
- Jerard and Julian Perez
- Tyler, Benjamin and Jorah Lee Nollman
- Three siblings and spouses:
- Nancy and Rick Koonce of Florida
- Rebecca and David Filkins of Mascoutah
- Daniel McCommis and Manuel Diaz of Texas
- Brother-in-law, Jerry and Glenda Nollman of Arizona
- Nieces and Nephews:
- Stacey and Bill Ruff
- Scott Koonce
- Nicolas Nollman
- Jason and Emmy Koonce
- Ellen Filkins
- Emily Filkins
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her:
- parents-in-law, Kenneth and Lorene Nollman
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.