Laura (Pexa) Stenson, age 50, of New Prague, died peacefully early Tuesday morning at her home after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer, surrounded by her family.  Laura was born January 19, 1966, in New Prague to Joseph F.  and Lucy (Myskevitz) Pexa, Jr.  She attended St. Wenceslaus Catholic School, New Prague High School, and Dakota County Technical College.  Laura worked as a Business Analyst for Lifetouch, Inc. in Eden Prairie.  In her short lifetime her two children were her top priorities.

Laura is survived by children, Tara and Craig, both of New Prague; siblings, Scott Pexa (Anne Tuma) of New Prague, Christine Jirik of Montgomery, Jon (Tammara) Pexa of New Prague, Michael (Katie) Pexa of Heidelberg; nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents; infant brother, Mark.

Memorial funeral service will be held Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 10:00 AM at Bruzek Funeral Home with Father David Barrett officiating.  Visitation will take place at Bruzek Funeral Home Friday from 4-8 PM and Saturday morning from 7:30 – 10:00.  Burial will occur at St. Wenceslaus Cemetery followed by lunch at the KC Hall.