Nicholas Ian Lauri
Dec. 27, 1987 – Dec. 30, 2009
With the consolation of God’s love and promises in our hearts, we regretfully must announce the sudden heart-breaking departure of Nicholas. Nicholas has gone home to be with the Lord and previously departed relatives and friends. Nick was born in Calgary, Alberta Dec. 27, 1987. This beautiful, brilliant and exceptional young man was an inspiration and blessing to all who have had the pleasure of knowing him on a personal basis. Nicholas had a heart of gold and was an amazingly sensitive, caring and compassionate individual. His greatest wish was to be able to use his brilliant mind and God given gifts to be able to make the world a better place for all mankind. Nick had a fantastic and creative sense of humour and brought joy and smiles to all who knew him. This brilliant young man received top honors in Computer Programming at Hunting Hills and after graduation he amazed many with his ability to complete self taught Life Insurance courses in record time. He also went on the obtain his pilot’s licence and had plans to become a commercial pilot. His longer term goal and plan was to discover Gods calling for him and to serve mankind. He was most recently working as a Telus Customer Service Representative. Nicholas was an avid sports fan and enjoyed playing competitive hockey, football and rugby. Words can never express the loss we now feel. Nicholas will be dearly missed by his loving Mother, Margaret Makila, Father, Pentti Makila, brothers and sister, Jeremy Makila, Kyle Makila, Shannon Makila. Sister-in law Rebeca Makila, brother in-law Justin Thibault. Nieces, Alysa Makila, Lexi Thibault, Nephews, Dylan Makila, Tristine Thibault, Grandmother, Lisa Schuhmacher. In addition he will be dearly remembered and missed by numerous other loving family relatives and friends. Nicholas is pre-deceased by his loving Grand Parents Lauri & Saimi Makila and Hardy Schuhmacher.
A memorial service and celebration of Nick’s life will be held at Livingstones Church, Monday January 4th, 2010 at 2 p.m. In loving memory of Nicholas a tree will be planted in Tree Park in Red Deer, County, AB. Anyone wishing to make a memorial donation to the Bi-Polar Society, may do so thru the Central Alberta Schizophrenia Society.