Delores (Laurie) "Nanni" Friend, age 89, of Rosemount, passed away February 9, 2020. Preceded in death by parents, one brother, and loving husband Ken. Survived by son, Steve (Jan) Friend; daughter Martha "Marty" (Don) Tierney, granddaughters; Abby (Matt) Purdom, Madeline and Erin Tierney; great granddaughter, Leighton Purdom. Laurie was known to always be accessorized & stylish. She was creative and had a flair for decorating, entertaining & writing. She powered through life's challenges with faith, and lived by the words of Winston Churchill "never, never, never give up." A private Mass to be held Saturday, Feb 22. Memorials preferred to Colon Cancer Coalition.