Leon S. Laser
Leon S. Laser, 70, of 27 Sixth St., died Saturday morning at the Crestwood Care Center after an extended illness.
Born Aug. 29, 1914 in Oslo, MN, he was the son of Charles F. and Anna (Dallum) Laser.
He was employed as a carpenter with Fred Mellick contractors. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Shelby. A World War II army veteran who served in Africa and Italy, he was a member of the Disabled American Verterans Organization.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie (Nohlquist) Laser whom he married May 2, 1941. Also surviving are three sisters: Laura Baker of Shelby, Mrs. Charles (Bernice) Raiser of Ganges, and Mrs. William (Dagmar) Wickiser of Ashland; and three brothers: John of Loudonville, and Charles and Bernard, both of Tucson, AZ.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Charmian Mellick.
Graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ganges Cemetery with the Rev. M.P. Paetznick officiating. There will be no calling hours.
Memorials may be made to the Shelby Public Health League or the Ohio Lung Association. The Turner Funeral Home, Shelby, is in charge of the arrangements.