Louise E. Lauer

Jun 25, 2018
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11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church (4820 Oster Parkway in Cedar Falls)


One hour prior to services at the church


Garden of Memories Cemetery


Immanuel Lutheran Church Building Fund or to the family


Louise E. Lauer, 91, of Waterloo, died at Friendship Village, on Monday, June 25, 2018 of natural causes.

Louise was born on March 23, 1927 in Waterloo, the daughter of William J. and Minnie E. (Niedert) Kern.

She graduated from Waterloo East High School in 1945.

Louise married G. A. “Bud” Lauer on June 23, 1946 at Grace Lutheran Church in Waterloo. He died April 27, 2014.

She worked at the Mead Corporation until retiring in 1987.

Louise was a long time member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gardening, baking, camping and traveling. She loved spending time with family, especially helping to raise her grandchildren.

Survived by two sons, Darrell (Cynthia) Lauer of Waterloo and Marty (LaJune) Lauer of Vail, IA; daughter, Cheryl Lauer of Waterloo; three grandchildren, Sarah (Michael) Headington of Fort Worth, TX, Wes (Sara) Lauer of Waterloo and Jordan Lauer of Waterloo; three step-grandchildren, Andrew Lenius of Waterloo, Jake (Jessica) Ruch of Las Vegas, NV, and Tiffany (Scott) Fitzpatrick of Des Moines; two great-grandsons, Brantley and Easton Lauer of Waterloo; two sisters-in-law, Arlene Lauer of Waterloo and Norma Sprague of Mesa, AZ; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bud; a son, Larry James Lauer; two brothers, William J. Kern Jr. and Orvel E. Kern; a sister, Minnie L. Lauer; and two half-brothers, Henry and Harold Kern.

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  1. Brian & Connie Nation | Jun 28, 2018
    To Cheryl,  our deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your mom.  
  2. Sue McGrane | Jun 28, 2018

    Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mother. Know that she is in a better place with your Dad and God..


    Mike & Sue McGrane

  3. Barbara Laue | Jun 27, 2018
    To Cheryl, my deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your mom! She was a very sweet lady! May the love of Jesus comfort your saddened heart! Lovingly in Christ,

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