Laurie Anne Karlstad passed away December 21, 2016 at the age of 62 after a short battle with cancer. She was born October 28, 1954 in Boston, Massachusetts to Irene Seaton and was later adopted by Baxter William Seaton. Laurie grew up Vienna, VA where she graduated from James Madison High School in 1972. She briefly attended Virginia Tech and then moved to California. Laurie worked for various California State agencies culminating with her retirement from the California Integrated Waste Management Board in 2009. She enjoyed reading, cooking meals for her family, and gardening. Laurie is survived by her husband of 26 years Wayne Karlstad; her children Kyle and Cara Rothenbaum; her mother Irene Seaton; her sister Christine Seaton; and her adorable poodle Jojo. She was predeceased by her brother, Tommy Seaton and her father. The family is holding a service in memory of Laurie's life at The Falls at 8280 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95758 in the south building on Sunday, January 15 at 11am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA in Laurie's name.
... Show More