Laura D. Pedigo-Merilan, 42, of Lebanon, passed away from an automobile accident on August 1, 2020; just one day short of her 43rd birthday. She was born in Lebanon, Indiana, on August 2, 1977; a daughter of Ronald Paul and Kathy Sue (Harmon) Pedigo.

She was a 1995 graduate of Lebanon High School. Laura was married to Lansa Merilan in Noblesville, Indiana on October 24, 2014; he survives.

Laura was a devoted wife and mother who loved her husband and daughters with all her heart. She was a proud owner and teacher of “Imagine This Preschool and Nursery”. Laura was a kind soul to all and loved the daycare family very much, she will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Husband: Lansa Merilan of Lebanon

Children: Alansia “Ali” Merilan of Lebanon
Elliana “Elli” Merilan of Lebanon

Parents: Ron and Kathy Pedigo of Lebanon

Brothers: Jason Pedigo and companion, Brea Wagoner of Lebanon
Matthew (Jessica) Pedigo of Lebanon

Sisters: Allison (Brad) Townsend of Lebanon
Alicia Pedigo-Hughes and companion, Chris Reynolds of Zionsville

Grandfather: Richard “Bud” Pedigo of Fayette

Aunts: Linda Higgins
Carol (Bill) Keller
Julie (D.J) Payne
Jo-Ann Pedigo-Miller
Uncle: Robert (Danni) Pedigo

Many nieces, nephews and cousins

Laura was preceded in death by her grandparents, Arile and Helen Harmon, Catherine Pedigo; two uncles, Richard Pedigo and Richard Higgins.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, IN 46052.

Funeral Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2020 at the funeral home in Lebanon.

Boone County Crematory has been entrusted with her cremation following services.