July 4, 1913 - May 29, 2006
CANON CITY, Colo. -- Vera C. Laughlin, 92, died Monday (May 29, 2006) in Canon City, Colo.
She was born July 4, 1913, in Lawrence, to Clement and Elisabeth (Ostdlek) Witte.
On March 8, 1943, she married Robert P. Laughlin in Denver, Colo. He preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1973. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, the Elkettes, Daughters of Isabel, NARFE and numerous bridge clubs.
She was preceded in death by her husband; and brothers, Alvin, Gilvert, Wilbur, Herbert, Leroy, Edwin and Arthur Witte.
Survivors include her children, Jean and husband, Robert Crist of Grand Island, Patrick and wife, Chris Laughlin of Castle Rock, Colo, Kay Laughlin of Denver, and Jack and wife, Pam Laughlin of Castle Rock, Colo.; sisters, Irene Kubik and Patty and husband, Gene Young, and brother Jerry and wife, Jean Witte, all of Cambridge.
Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m., Thursday, at St. John's Catholic Church in Cambridge with the Rev. Robert Barnhill officiating. Interment will follow at St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Cambridge.
Rosary will be recited 10:30 a.m., Thursday, prior to the services.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Michael's Catholic Church building fund, 611 N. 11th, Canon City, CO.
Holt Family Funeral Home of Canon City, Colo., and Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge are handling arrangements.