Christmas 09


1944 ~ 2020 (age 75)


Service has been canceled.

Laureen passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lewiston, Idaho from age related causes.

She was born July 9, 1944 at Clayton, New Mexico to Lauren and Inez (Saunders) Dacy.  She was raised in New Mexico, attended schools in Farley, N.M. and graduated from Farley High School in 1962.  Laureen married Clarence Poesy at Coeur d’Alene, Idaho in 1963, and the couple made their home at Potlatch where they raised their four children.   The couple was later divorced.

Laureen met Don Berg in Potlatch and he has been her companion for the past 30 years.   He survives her at the Potlatch home.

Laureen started working as a secretary at Washington State University in Pullman in the 1980’s, and worked there until retiring in 2010.

She loved to read, enjoyed yard sales and auctions, and was a collector of paperweights.  Laureen especially enjoyed the Christmas Holidays.

Survivors include her companion Don Berg at Potlatch, two sons, Russell Poesy and his wife Cathi of Potlatch, Randy Poesy and his wife Marnie of Princeton, daughter Gail Drelicharz and her husband Al of Bellevue, Nebraska, her sister Marilyn (Charlie) Oney of Clayton, New Mexico; 2 grandchildren, Nadia (Jason) Elder and Logan Poesy;  and 2 great grandchildren.     She was preceded in death by a son Rod Poesy and a granddaughter, Brittany Poesy.

Memorial gifts may be given to the Potlach Ambulance and Fire Department, PO Box 64, Potlatch, ID, 83855.

Kramer Funeral Home of Palouse, Washington is caring for the family.  Online condolences may be left at

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Services are to be announced

Kramer Funeral Home - Palouse
203 N Bridge St. / PO Box 125
Palouse, WA 99161


Potlatch Ambulance Fund
PO Box 63, Potlatch ID 83855


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