Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Charles Henry Laubie

Charles Henry Laubie, age 80, of 4365 State Route 61 South, died Thursday in Shelby Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

He was born July 22, 1914 in Shelby the son of Joseph and Emma (Gosser) Laubie.

Mr. Laubie owned and operated Laubie’s Shell Service in Shelby for 28 years. Prior to that, he had been employed at the Ohio Steel Tube Company.

After retiring from the Shell station, he taught auto service for 6 years at Pioneer Joint Vocational School in Shelby.

He was a member of Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church. He had been a member of the Shelby Knights of Columbus Council #1968, Shelby Moose Lodge, Senior Golf League at the Woody Ridge Golf Course, and Clover Leaf Square Dancing. He was a 1932 graduate of Shelby High School.

Mr. Laubie was instrumental in starting the Shelby Little League Program and had managed teams for over 20 years.

He is survived by his wife, of 55 years, B. Rosena (Fisher) Laubie, whom he married on September 23, 1939; 4 daughters and 3 sons-in-law, Christena and William Smith, Susan and John DeVito, and Mary Lou and Raymond Lewis all of Shelby and Donna Ruth Laubie of Crestline; 1 son and daughter-in-law, David and Soledad Laubie of Brentwood, Tennessee; 14 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 2 foster grandchildren; 3 foster great grandchildren; 1 sister, Virginia Swanger of Shelby; 2 sister-in-laws, Lois Laubie and Ima Lee Laubie both of Shelby; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Michael James Laubie in 1953, 4 brothers, Joe, Paul, Bernard, and Robert Laubie and by a sister, Florence Fewell.

Calling hours will be on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby where a Christian Wake Service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church with Father John C. Missler, officiating. Burial will be in Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial expressions may be made to the church or to Shelby Little League, and left in care of the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby.

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