In Loving Memory
On March 27, 2021, we shed our beloved Lauren Rose Starcevich, 38, in a tragic car or truck incident on a highway journey with her family to the Grand Canyon.
Born in Munster Indiana, Lauren grew up in Lansing, IL. and Valrico, FL. She also lived in Portland and Hood River, OR, Las Vegas, NV, and observed her without end household in Driggs, Idaho in Teton Valley.
Lauren graduated from Bloomingdale Higher Faculty in Valrico, FL, in 2001. She received a Bachelor of Arts Diploma from the College of South Florida in 2005, where she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority. Lauren afterwards concluded her training certificate at Hillsborough Neighborhood Higher education. A totally free spirit, Lauren adopted her goals wherever they took her. Skillfully she was a property stager, photographer, painter, whitewater rafting excursion planner, bartender, waitress, ski store revenue affiliate and substitute instructor.
She experienced quite a few pursuits that allowed her to reside her life to the fullest. Lauren beloved the outdoors and her a lot of hobbies incorporated: traveling, paddle boarding, snowboarding, hiking, white h2o rafting, rock climbing, swimming in incredibly hot springs, bluegrass audio festivals, quilting and pictures. She especially liked tenting, no matter if it was in her vehicle or her pop-up camper. She was an avid outside enthusiast and liked residing in watch of the Teton Mountains.
Lauren’s greatest treasure in everyday living was her daughter, Emerson Kai. They ended up inseparable from the second Emerson was born. Before Emerson could walk, Lauren took her paddle boarding, climbing, and tenting, which quickly grew to become something the two of them relished sharing jointly. They turned adventure buddies as Lauren would have Emerson on her again so that she could practical experience all the purely natural attractiveness of our planet. Lauren was a devoted and really remarkable mother who constantly created daily life choices based on what was finest for her daughter. Lauren’s spirit will continue to live on in Emerson her zest for daily life will forever be there. Emerson is a testomony to her mother’s enjoy and devotion.
Lauren will for good have a exclusive position in the hearts of Emily, Ben, and Everett. Lauren volunteered to be their surrogate and in Might 2017, she was capable to give them a precious son, Everett. As Everett grows, they will normally try to remember Lauren for this gift and her gorgeous and loving friendship.
So many were being blessed to have identified Lauren and be touched by her for the duration of their lifetime. Lauren was a carefree, optimistic, dazzling light that was normally wanting to support many others all-around her. She generally had a smile on her deal with that was contagious. She was a beautiful soul inside of and out. In the words and phrases of her good friends, this is who Lauren was –
“Lauren lived life unafraid, self-assured, and outspoken. She encouraged individuals to have extra exciting, do far more of what they liked, and to continue to keep striving the issues that terrified or challenged them”.
“She seriously understood how to embrace every thing existence had to present, even in the most difficult of times”.
“She did almost everything: existence, adore, motherhood to the max”.
“She made the earth a improved place”.
“She was a pleasurable, fiercely impartial, and creative soul”.
“She was a excellent human, an amazing friend, and an amazing mother!”.
Lauren was accompanied in death by her loving fiancé, Michael Durmeier and his beautiful, sort-hearted daughter, Ga Durmeier. Lauren is survived by her daughter Emerson Starcevich mother Deborah Starcevich (of DeLand, FL) father John Starcevich (of Orange Metropolis, FL) sister Olivia Crawford (of Lake Mary, FL) brother-in-law Travis Crawford her nieces, Jocelyn Starcevich and Jamison & Rylee Crawford and her cat Mr. Reese.
Please join us for Lauren’s graveside ceremony at the Driggs Cemetery in Driggs, Idaho on Saturday June 12th, 2021 at 10:30am then followed by a reception at WestSide Lawn, 31 W. Middle St., Victor, ID 83455 where a buffet lunch will be served from 11:30am-1:3pm. We check with that everyone be sure to put on vibrant hues as a tribute to Lauren’s quite colourful spirit.
A Celebration of Life Assistance was previously held at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Residence & Memorial Gardens, 2323 W. Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511 on May possibly 7th and May 8th and a Funeral Mass was held at St. Peter Catholic Church, 359 W. New York Ave, DeLand, FL 32724 on May 15th.
In lieu of bouquets, the relatives requests any donations to be mailed to Olivia Crawford at 118 Willow Dr., Lake Mary, FL 32746 or to the family’s GoFundMe web page https://www.gofundme.com/f/lauren-and-emerson-starcevich. All donations that are created will be positioned into a have faith in fund for Emerson Starcevich.