Laur, Beatrice Christina of St. Thomas, passed away on Friday, January 6th, 2017, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 85. Dearly loved wife of the late George Laur (Nov. 22, 2016) and much loved mother of Leo Laur (Tammie) and Rick Laur (Julia). Dear sister of Doris Rick of Toronto and Don Rick of St. Thomas. Predeceased by three brothers Walter, George and Billy Rick and 2 sisters, Ellen Cronyn and Jean Wallis. Sadly missed by 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews and friends. Bea was born in Sarnia on May 19, 1931 the daughter of the late Gertrude (Layfield) (Williams) and the late Edward Rick. She was retired from Eaton/Yale. Bea was member of the Community of Christ Church. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.