Alice J. Lauer, 85
June 10, 1930 – Aug. 21, 2015
Alice J. Lauer, 85, of St. Cloud, died Aug. 21, 2015.
Her funeral was held Aug. 27 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. The Revs. LeRoy Scheierl and Alfred Stangl officiated. Burial was at Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud.
Lauer was born June 10, 1930 in St. Cloud to Joseph and Johanna (Scherer) Stock. She graduated from Cathedral High School and Drew’s Business College of St. Cloud. She married Walter W. Lauer on June 26, 1954 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. They lived in many cities in Minnesota prior to returning to St. Cloud in 1986. Lauer was employed at Herberger’s for 10 years and retired in 1995. She was a member of St. Peter’s Parish and Christian Women.
Lauer enjoyed playing cards, bingo and other games, ceramics, and baking cookies and pies. Above all she treasured spending time with her family and friends. She will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include the following: her children, Glen of St. Joseph, Joyce (Mark) Ludowese of Hutchinson, Wayne of Centennial, Colo., Lynn (Mike) Vander Plaats of Ward, S.D., Donna (Bruce) Truskowski of Appleton, Wis., Shirley (Wylie) Tomberlin of Brainerd, Brian (Mary) of St. Cloud, Gloria (Tom) Riniker of Afton; 18 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and brothers and sisters, Marie (John) Krebsbach, Gilbert Stock, Irene Pierskalla, Richard (Joyce) Stock, Arlene (Art) Brinker and Doris (Jerry) Johnson, all of St. Joseph, and Charles (Janice) Stock of St. Cloud.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter in 1986; brothers, Sylvan, Wilfred, Edgar and Leander Stock; and sister, Joan Fuchs.
A special thank you to the caregivers of County Manor Campus for their loving care and compassion.
Arrangements were with Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud. Guestbook and video tribute are available at danielfuneralhome.com.