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Laura Aileen Gridley Becktel
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1973
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 2011
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Laura Aileen Gridley Becktel, 37

Laura Becktel, 37, of Indianapolis and formerly of Rushville passed away Monday, Feb. 7, at her home. Laura was born Oct. 3, 1973, in Rushville to John and Jeanmarie (Benedict) Gridley, who survive. Laura was a 1992 graduate of Rushville Consolidated High School and a 1997 graduate of Ball State University. Laura married James D. Becktel in 2003; they have two surviving children, Tess Elizabeth, 6, and Nolan Ash, 3. Laura worked as a web developer at Telamon in Carmel. She was an extremely caring mother, thoughtful, creative, inspiring and artistic.

Laura also leaves behind sister Anna Gridley and niece Addyson Lanane of Rushville, stepsisters Kelly, Jill and Tracy Blom of Cincinnati, Ohio, stepsister Nicole(Graves)Martin and stepbrother Jason Graves as well as stepfather Ron Graves of Connersville. Stepmother Debbie Gridley preceded her in death in 2010.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, February 13 at 4PM at the Harry W. Moore Funeral Home, 8151 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46250. Friends are welcome to visit at 1PM Sunday prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers please make any donations to the Pheoparatroopers of which Laura was a founding member. Their website is

Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Shmilybrandon
Record added: Feb 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65346706
Laura Aileen <i>Gridley</i> Becktel
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Laura Aileen <i>Gridley</i> Becktel
Added by: Greg Raike
Laura Aileen <i>Gridley</i> Becktel
Added by: Shmilybrandon
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- gunner10
 Added: Jun. 14, 2015
You are loved and missed, Laura.
- Shmilybrandon
 Added: Feb. 15, 2011

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