Gottenstroetter Funeral Home

Service Schedule and Obituary

Cynthia Sue Laycook

Born: May 16, 1959 - Died: August 28, 2022

Service Schedule


Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Gerald
Date: September 2, 2022 --- Time: 4-8 p.m.


St. Paul's United Church of Christ - Gerald
Date: September 3, 2022 --- Time: 11:00 a.m.


St. Paul's United Church of Christ Cemetery - Gerald

Memorials / Donations

Family's Choice


Cynthia Sue Laycook, 63, of Gerald, Mo., passed away Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Washington.

She was born May 16, 1959, to Norman “Red” and June (Farrell) Mesger in Washington.

She was united in marriage to Barry Laycook on Sept. 8, 1984, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Gerald.

Cynthia was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Gerald. She enjoyed playing bingo, fishing and camping.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman “ Red” and June; son, Adam Laycook; and father-in-law, Robert Laycook

She is survived by her husband, Barry of their home; mother-in-law, Pansy Laycook of Gerald; brothers, Danny Mesger, Jeff Mesger and wife Juli and Russell Mesger all of Gerald and Chris Mesger and wife Tiffany of Licking.

Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 2 from 4-8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Gerald.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 3 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Gerald with Pastor Glenn Hollander officiating. Burial will be in church cemetery.

Memorials requested for family’s choice.