Laura "Laurie" Jean Pritchard, 62, of Lake in the Hills, Illinois formerly of Mercer, Wisconsin passed away on May 30, 2023 after a brief illness. She was the loving mother of Samantha (Mike) Gross, Dianna Sovcik, and Larissa Sovcik. Laurie was the cherished "Mimi" of Aubrey and Scarlett. She was also the dearest sister of Kathleen, Deb, Johnny and Linda. She now joins her other sister Terri in heaven. Laurie worked in the banking industry for many years and later owned her own businesses caretaking and cleaning. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and crafting in her free time. She had a kind, giving soul and was a friend to many. A celebration of her life will be held on a later date.