Obituary for William Lauer

William alias Bill Lauer “the sausage maker”, father of eight children, Veteran of many years left us peacefully on Veterans Day of 2021.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, November 19, 2021 at Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield, with Rev. Keith Kitzhaber officiating. The service will be live streamed at Military rites will be conducted at the funeral home following the service, by the American Legion Post 54. Burial will be at a later date in Brooklawn Memory Gardens Cemetery, Town of Richfield. The visitation will be on Thursday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am until service time at Rembs Funeral Home.

Bill was strong willed, intelligent and a man of many talents. He married young with his loving wife, Dorene. They had eight children, Pattie (Norm Grosland w Dominic and Chris), Jeff (Connie w Rachael and Becca), Dan (Terri w Jessica, Tonya, Carla, Angela), Barbie (Bill and belated Christopher), Steve (Dr. Jason), Joan (Mark and Jake), Tommy (and Nick), Jon (Michelle and Jason). There are 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Bill has two younger sisters, Patricia Mertens of Medford and Bertie Becker of Stratford as well as a loving brother, Gene of Kalamazoo, MI.

He was predeceased by his loving son, Thomas and his parents William, Sr. and Rose Lauer.

Bill was a strong and courageous man serving in the Army and retiring as Captain. He was a leader and continued doing so in the American Legion locally.

He assembled a book on his sausage making recipes and sold or distributed over 4000 copies. He was proud of his making meats and renowned summer sausage.

He was definitely a leader and confident in many, many ways. His wife and loving mother of their children, Dorene of 69 years will sorely miss him on a daily basis.

Many, many achievements were completed under his care and command in and out of the service.

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