Lauren Denise Elser

February 10, 1983 - September 5, 2021

Lauren Denise Elser, 38, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 2001, formerly of Mundelein, IL, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Cape Coral. She was born February 10, 1983 in Downers Grove, IL to Roy and Joann Elser, now deceased.

Lauren was of the Catholic faith. She was a loving mother of two girls, loving wife to her husband and loved by everyone she touched with her generosity, love, and smile. She is survived by her longtime boyfriend, Alesandro “Alex” Rios of Cape Coral; loving children, Avery Rios and Ariely Rios, both of Cape Coral; six siblings, Ronald Elser of IL, Michael Elser (Jessica) of IL, Dan Elser (Kaisha) of IL, Greg Elser (Amanda) of KS, Teresa Ragan (Frank) of IL, and Jeanine Elser of IL; mother in law, Maria Campos (Carlos) of Cape Coral; sister in law, Carrie Elser of IL; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as Lobo the rescue dog and Rivers and Rocky the hamsters.

Lauren was preceded in death by two brothers, Mark and Matthew Elser.

Funeral Services will be held 6:00 PM Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Mullins Memorial, 3654 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916 with Pastor Van Garner officiating. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 4:00 PM until the time of service.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Lauren Denise Elser are suggested to her daughters’ education fund, C/O Mullins Memorial, 1056 NE 7th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33909.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Teresa Ragan Sep 12, 2021 at 9:21 am

    I love you and will miss you and the face timing we did .
    Tell everyone I miss them and love you all.
    Love your sister ❤ Teresa

  2. Alicia rios Sep 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This is so hard! This isn’t goodbye 😢 lauren we all love and miss you so much!!!

  3. Mabe Family Sep 12, 2021 at 2:12 pm

    Sorry for your loss,glad we were able to spend the time we did in November with Lauren and the girls. God Bless

  4. Mari Hernandez Sep 13, 2021 at 12:33 am

    RIP Lauren! We will miss you! Keep shining from heaven. 🙏🏼

  5. Susie Jackson Sep 17, 2021 at 7:47 am

    I am so sorry to hear of your young passing. I will pray for your family and friend. I will remember you as a helpful little sister to Teresa. God Bless everyone!

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