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Charlene Diane Lauritsen

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“I was a friend of Charlene sense 2014 but lost contact around 2018 or so. I have been recovering from knee surgery sense the ebdof January . I went...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: William M Hall - Friend

“Charlene and I were coworkers for many years, both at MCP and at THP. She was always a loving and caring nurse to all her patients and exemplified...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Valerie Dupre - Frisco, TX

“Charlene was one of my nurses when I was in the hospital on bed rest with my twins. She was a light in a very dark and difficult time for my husband...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Veronica Blevins - Danville, IN

“Charlene meant the world to my brother, Bill, and therefore to me. We didn’t have many chances to know each other better but your depth of...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: John Pockrus - Elizabethtown, PA

“Dear Sis, I will miss your big genuine hugs, your infectious laughter and our talks❤ You truly loved so faithfully ❤, you cared for...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Kimmie Cladek - Mount Vernon, WA

“Charlene it is unbelievably sad to loose you so soon, we just weren't ready. Our hearts are broken. You will live on in our hearts and our memories...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Jane Mangrum - McKinney, TX


Charlene Diane Lauritsen was born on June 1, 1954 in Seattle, Washington. She passed away peacefully on January 1, 2021, in Dallas, Texas. Charlene was preceded in death by her parents Ray and Beverly Cladek, her brother, Gary Cladek, and her first husband of 37 years, Mark Lauritsen.

She is survived by her husband, Bill Pockrus; her children Jennifer Prestridge and husband Shawn; Melody DeLuca and her husband Joel; David Lauritsen and his wife Ashley; Jonathan Lauritsen and his wife Carissa; Christina Lauritsen; Daniel Lauritsen and his wife Katy; her brothers Doug Cladek and Glen Cladek; Sister-in-laws Margaret and Kim; her cousin Sherrie Jones; several neices and nephews; and her beloved grandchildren Grant, Kate, Sawyer, Sloane, Harlow, Ava, Annabelle, Crew, and Sage; and many friends and co-workers who will miss her dearly.

Charlene left a lasting impact on many individuals throughout her life's career as a nurse. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and will be missed by many.

Celebration of Life service will be held 2:00pm Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Woodcreek Church in Richardson. Due to Covid, all persons will be required to wear a mask upon building entry and until seated inside auditorium. Seating will be socially distanced. Following Charlene's Celebration of Life service, the family will have a private graveside service and burial. In lieu of flowers, Charlene's family asks for donations to be made to Minnie's Food Pantry in Plano. https://minniesfoodpantry.org/donate/