Leonard E. Lauer, 70Leonard E. Lauer, age 70, of Plum City, died Friday, March 30, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, with his family by his side.
Leonard E. Lauer, age 70, of Plum City, died Friday, March 30, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, with his family by his side.
Leonard was born on June 15, 1941, in Plum City. He was the son of Clarence and Ethel (Claflin) Lauer. Leonard grew up in the Arkansaw and Durand areas and attended school in Arkansaw. After school, Leonard drove truck for most of his working career and also did construction for Anderson Construction in Baldwin. Leonard married Judy Babcock on June 29, 1968, in Durand. He retired in 2005. For the last year and a half, Leonard had been battling cancer.
Leonard loved his vintage cars, antique tractors, hunting, cutting wood, and guns. Most of all, Leonard enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Leonard is survived by his wife of 43 years, Judy, one sister; Bernetta "Toot" Weber of Elmwood, one brother-in-law, Tony Babcock of Woodville, one sister-in-law, Penny (Tom) Sawall of Sheboygan; six nieces and nephews; a special friend, Kermit Klinski of Plum City; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by parents; one brother-in-law, Ray Weber; father and mother-in-law, Bernard and Beulah Babcock.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Elmwood. Burial will be in the Rock Elm Cemetery, rural Elmwood. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home on Wednesday.
Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Elmwood, is serving the family.
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