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Lawrence "Larry" T. Laub

September 27, 1926 — July 11, 2022

N. Ft. Myers, Florida - Formerly of Vandalia, Ohio

Lawrence T. Laub “Larry”

Age 95 of North Fort Myers, Florida and previously of Vandalia, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022, in Port Charlotte, Florida.

He was born September 27, 1926 in Vandalia to the late Thomas & Louise (Frey) Laub. Larry was preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years, Delores Laub, in 2007; his second wife, Barbara Bowser-Laub in 2017 of Lima, Ohio; brother, Alvin Laub; his sister, Ruth Brunner; and by an infant granddaughter, Melinda Yvonne Holland.

Larry was a U. S. Army Korean War veteran; he retired from GM – Delco in 1986 with 40 years of service. He was very active with St. John’s Lutheran Church in Vandalia and Christ Lutheran Church in Cape Coral, Florida. He was also a member of the Holiday Ramblers Camper Club.

Larry is survived by two daughters, Cindra Holland & her husband, Ron and Melody Toman & her husband, George; five grandchildren, Jason (Michelle), Bryce, Brett, Ben & Beth; one great granddaughter, Kaela Holland; and by his extended family & many good friends.

The family will be receiving friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 18, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 122 W. National Road, Vandalia. Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Benjamin Prill officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Following the committal service friends and family are invited back to Luther Lodge for a time of food and fellowship.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Larry to St. Jude Hospital, the Wounded Warrior Project or Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Florida.

Morton Whetstone Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

Tidewell Hospice
1158 Veronica Street, Port Charlotte FL 33952

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