Laura Nunez Fletcher, 33, died Sept. 13, 2012, at the Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, after a long battle with cancer.

Mrs. Fletcher was born Laura Piedra Nunez on Oct. 18, 1978, at San Antonio, Texas, to Raymond Gutierez Nunez and Gloria Piedra Nunez. Laura had worked for True Value Hardware, Durham School Services, Brown and Brown Construction and Salina Blue Print over the past several years.

She was also very active in her children's lives, including their school activities. She was a member of the Mama Knights, The Sacred Heart Cathedral Ladies Guild, and had volunteered at St. Mary's Grade School. Laura was an active advocate for the Shiners Children's Hopsitals, helping to arrange care for sick children.

She is survived by her husband James C. "Jim" of the home; two sons, James Thomas Nunez Fletcher and Brandon Michael Nunez Fletcher of the home; one

daughter, Janie Rae Nunez Fletcher of the home; her parents, Raymond and

Gloria Nunez of Pratt; maternal grandmother, Severra Flores Piedra of San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Raymond Piedra Nunez of

Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Sandra Nunez Lobato of Seldon, and Delicia Nunez Timm of Pratt, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Salina, with Father Frank Coady as celebrant. Burial followed in the All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Salina.

Memorials are suggested to the Laura Fletcher Children's Educational Fund, in care of the family. Ryan Mortuary, 137 North Eighth St. Salina was in charge of arrangements. To leave condolences for the family, please visit