Lawrence (Larry) Lee Lauer, 59, of Pantego,TX, formerly from Mendota, IL passed away peacefully July 26, 2019, at home. Visitation and Mass and of a Christian Burial will be held at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am until 10:30 am with the Mass following. The burial will be at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery with military rites at 1:15 pm. Mr. Lauer was born on January 16, 1960 in Mendota, Illinois to Edward and Roberta (Amfahr) Lauer. He married Lauri Gerrard on November 20,1999. Larry attended Mendota High School and graduated in 1978. He served in the U.S Air Force earning 6 medals during his time in the force. He served in Operation Desert Shield/ Storm. He was ranked as a Technical Sergeant. After retiring from the Air Force, Larry went on to work for Supervalu for 24 years .In addition to supporting his family goals, Larry enjoyed cooking, spending his time using his computer, and absolutely loved watching the Green Bay Packers. He is survived by his wife, Lauri Lauer; his mother, Roberta Lauer; two brothers, Mike Lauer, and Scott (Wendy) Lauer; two sisters, Diane (Doug) Barr, and Marry (Frank) Rottman; his son, Daniel; four daughters, Elizabeth Blaiszik, Hannah Blaiszik, Emma Lee Lauer, Dakota Lauer; and six granddaughters. Lawrence was preceded in death by his father Edward Michael Lauer and his first wife, Linda Marie Lauer. Wade Family Funeral Home & Crematory 817-274-9233

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  1. Larry made such an impact on me – his straight forwardness, quick wit and love of football drew us to be friends when we both worked at Advantage, he gave me alot of insight to hurtful situations and i loved listening to his service stories and the love he had for his family….my condolences to his family, my thoughts and prayers are with you through your next journey in life🙏

  2. Grew up in the same neighborhood, about 4 blocks apart, Larry was 3 weeks older than me. We played together as kids in the empty lot next to the Presbyterian church, I know he will be greatly missed and my thoughts and prayers are with the family. R.I.P. my friend.

  3. I enjoyed working with Larry years ago at Advantage Logistics. He was a great boss. I have never forgot him and never will. Rest in Peace.

  4. Expressing extreme gratitude for the long US Air Force Military Service of T/Sgt. Larry Lauer for our country. Prayers go out the Lord for comfort for his family and many friends in their untimely loss. May he fly high to his new mansion in the sky.

    d Huffman, Army vet, PGR member,

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