Larry Dean Lauger, Sr., 72, of Findlay, Ohio passed away at 3:36 a.m.,
Friday, September 30, 2011 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.
He was born on July 30, 1939 to the late Edwin and Maude (Schilling) Lauger
in New Philadelphia, Ohio. He married Peggy Joyce (Wilburn) Widunas and they
Larry married Loralye (Hartman) Ramm on April 7, 1980 and she survives.
Larry is also survived by a son, Larry D. (Rebecca S. Scasny) Lauger, Jr. of
Findlay; a daughter, Laurie (Lauger) (Andrew D.) Smith of Troy;
step-children: Sue (Brad) Purdy, Bud (Terri) Ramm, Fred (Roxie) Ramm and Tom
(Tia) Ramm; grandchildren Casey M. Lauger, Bridgett A. Lauger, Larry D.
Lauger, III, Lindsay N. Smith and Jaclyn P. Smith; nine step-grandchildren;
eleven step great-grandchildren; and a sister, Pauline Stewart of Lansing,
Larry was preceded in death by siblings Betty Lauger, Chester Lauger, Evelyn
Phillips, Irene Doidge, Trudy Wilson, Mary McKinney and Bonnie Bloom.
Larry was a member of College First Church of God, Elk's Club, Findlay
Shrine Club, Masonic Temple, American Legion, Kiwanis, Rotary Club, Chamber
of Commerce, United Way, Hancock County Republican Party and Findlay Clowns.
He graduated from Chesterton High School in Chesterton, Ind. Larry was a
sales executive for the Toledo Blade, previously owned Dairy Queen and was
owner of Lauger's Carpet One.
Visitation will be from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and 5:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, October
3, 2011 at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, 205 W. Sandusky St., Findlay, OH
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Monday, October 3, 2011 at the
funeral home combined with a Masonic Service. Pastor Will Miller will
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Home Health
& Hospice, Findlay.
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