Funeral services for Lawrence H. Lauck, age 95, of Wausa, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2019, at Golgotha Lutheran Church in rural Wausa. Reverend Jerome Leckband will officiate, with burial in Golgotha Lutheran Cemetery in rural Wausa.
Military Honors will be provided by Osmond American Legion Post 326 and Sons of the American Legion.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Wausa.
Lawrence died Monday, May 6, 2019, at Osmond General Hospital in Osmond, Nebraska.
Pallbearers will be Steven Lind, Tyler Robinson, Benjamin Lauck, Timothy Lauck, Joshua Lauck, Michael Husted, Jared Lauck, and Derek Lauck.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jennifer (Lind) Matthes, Dr. Corrine Kliment-Englert, Jolene (Kliment) Morrison, Rita (Husted) Ryan, Elisa Robinson, Kyah (Lauck) Broders, Emily Lauck, and Heather (Lauck) Gatlin.
Lawrence Henry Fredrick Lauck was born on May 5, 1924, near Ash Creek, Minnesota to William C. and Ella C. (Rockman) Lauck. He became a child of God through baptism on May 27, 1924, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Steen, Minnesota by Pastor Theodore Goehle. On July 9, 1939, Lawrence renewed his baptismal vows through confirmation at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Luverne, Minnesota by Reverend Hauser. His confirmation verse was Revelation 3:20. He attended school through the tenth grade in Luverne, Minnesota.
On November 17, 1944, Lawrence enlisted in the Navy. He was assigned to the USS Lawrence. Later, he was assigned to the USS Sevier. He was discharged from the Navy on July 14, 1946.
On August 28, 1949, Lawrence was united in marriage to Audrey Corrine Frevert at Golgotha Lutheran Church near Wausa, Nebraska. They lived and farmed near Bigelow, Minnesota before settling on a farm southwest of Wausa where they raised six children.
Lawrence was a devoted Christian and gave service to his church as elder, trustee, and usher. His children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were the pride and joy of his life. He was also a devoted farmer and took pride in his work. He and Audrey shared a hobby of loom rug making and Lawrence enjoyed restoring many pedal tractors which looked brand new when he was done with them.
Survivors include his six children, Brenda Lind and her husband, Rich of Osmond, Barbara Kliment and her husband, Gary of Lincoln, Loren and Kathryn of Bloomfield, Carla Shearon of Bloomfield, Kevin and Tammy Lauck of Bloomfield, and Kristine Robinson and her husband, Jerry of Wayne; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, LaVonne Peters of Wood River and Lois Frevert of Bloomfield; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Audrey; brothers and sisters-in-law, Herman and Arlynn Lauck and Virgil and Arlene Lauck; sister and brother-in-law, Elaine and John Janssen; brothers-in-law, Clifton Frevert and Luther Peters; grandson, Jeffrey Kliment; and granddaughter, Susan Lind.