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Plains Edition Obituaries for 9-17-11

Stephen Joseph Lauby, 89, of Lexington died Sept. 3, 2011, at Park Avenue Estates in Lexington, Neb.

He was born Feb. 22, 1922, on the farm south of Darr, Neb., the youngest of five children to Michael J. and Elizabeth (Kjar) Lauby.

He attended and graduated from high school in Hayes, Kan. He was then drafted in the United States Navy in the South Pacific Theater in 1944 and served until the end of World War II. He was Honorably Discharged from the Navy in 1946.

He married Margaret A. Andersen on June 12, 1944, at the St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington. To this union he was blessed with seven sons and four daughters.

After the death of his beloved Margaret, he found love again and married Elizabeth “Betty” O’Brien in Lexington, Neb., on Jan. 27, 1996.

Following his long career as a cattleman, he found golf! Retirement meant golfing and many will remember his many hours spent at Lakeside Country Club. He also enjoyed playing games and planting his garden with his 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

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Survivors include his children, Terry (Linda) Lauby of Lexington, Brian (Beverly) Lauby of Lexington, Mary (Tom) Heilman of Saginaw, Mich., Jane (Charles) Mattingly of Columbia, Mo., Anthony (Rita) Lauby of Ft. Collins, Colo., Edward (Deb) Lauby of Lexington, Anders (Rhonda) Lauby of Tyler, Texas, and Jason (Renee) Lauby of Cozad; daughter-in-law, Dian Lauby of Lexington; son-in-law, Larry Schwindt of Ft. Collins, Colo.; brother, Chris Lauby of Lexington; 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Margaret in 1994; second wife, Betty (O’Brien) in 1998; infant daughter, Clara Marie in 1960; daughter, Anne in 2000; son, Jamie in 2004; and son-in-law, Patrick O’Brien in 1997.

Stephen Joseph Lauby, 89, of Lexington died Sept. 3, 2011, at Park Avenue Estates in Lexington, Neb.

He was born Feb. 22, 1922, on the farm south of Darr, Neb., the youngest of five children to Michael J. and Elizabeth (Kjar) Lauby.

He attended and graduated from high school in Hayes, Kan. He was then drafted in the United States Navy in the South Pacific Theater in 1944 and served until the end of World War II. He was Honorably Discharged from the Navy in 1946.

He married Margaret A. Andersen on June 12, 1944, at the St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington. To this union he was blessed with seven sons and four daughters.

After the death of his beloved Margaret, he found love again and married Elizabeth “Betty” O’Brien in Lexington, Neb., on Jan. 27, 1996.

Following his long career as a cattleman, he found golf! Retirement meant golfing and many will remember his many hours spent at Lakeside Country Club. He also enjoyed playing games and planting his garden with his 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Terry (Linda) Lauby of Lexington, Brian (Beverly) Lauby of Lexington, Mary (Tom) Heilman of Saginaw, Mich., Jane (Charles) Mattingly of Columbia, Mo., Anthony (Rita) Lauby of Ft. Collins, Colo., Edward (Deb) Lauby of Lexington, Anders (Rhonda) Lauby of Tyler, Texas, and Jason (Renee) Lauby of Cozad; daughter-in-law, Dian Lauby of Lexington; son-in-law, Larry Schwindt of Ft. Collins, Colo.; brother, Chris Lauby of Lexington; 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Margaret in 1994; second wife, Betty (O’Brien) in 1998; infant daughter, Clara Marie in 1960; daughter, Anne in 2000; son, Jamie in 2004; and son-in-law, Patrick O’Brien in 1997.

Stephen Joseph Lauby, 89, of Lexington died Sept. 3, 2011, at Park Avenue Estates in Lexington, Neb.

He was born Feb. 22, 1922, on the farm south of Darr, Neb., the youngest of five children to Michael J. and Elizabeth (Kjar) Lauby.

He attended and graduated from high school in Hayes, Kan. He was then drafted in the United States Navy in the South Pacific Theater in 1944 and served until the end of World War II. He was Honorably Discharged from the Navy in 1946.

He married Margaret A. Andersen on June 12, 1944, at the St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington. To this union he was blessed with seven sons and four daughters.

After the death of his beloved Margaret, he found love again and married Elizabeth “Betty” O’Brien in Lexington, Neb., on Jan. 27, 1996.

Following his long career as a cattleman, he found golf! Retirement meant golfing and many will remember his many hours spent at Lakeside Country Club. He also enjoyed playing games and planting his garden with his 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Terry (Linda) Lauby of Lexington, Brian (Beverly) Lauby of Lexington, Mary (Tom) Heilman of Saginaw, Mich., Jane (Charles) Mattingly of Columbia, Mo., Anthony (Rita) Lauby of Ft. Collins, Colo., Edward (Deb) Lauby of Lexington, Anders (Rhonda) Lauby of Tyler, Texas, and Jason (Renee) Lauby of Cozad; daughter-in-law, Dian Lauby of Lexington; son-in-law, Larry Schwindt of Ft. Collins, Colo.; brother, Chris Lauby of Lexington; 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Margaret in 1994; second wife, Betty (O’Brien) in 1998; infant daughter, Clara Marie in 1960; daughter, Anne in 2000; son, Jamie in 2004; and son-in-law, Patrick O’Brien in 1997.

Stephen Joseph Lauby, 89, of Lexington died Sept. 3, 2011, at Park Avenue Estates in Lexington, Neb.

He was born Feb. 22, 1922, on the farm south of Darr, Neb., the youngest of five children to Michael J. and Elizabeth (Kjar) Lauby.

He attended and graduated from high school in Hayes, Kan. He was then drafted in the United States Navy in the South Pacific Theater in 1944 and served until the end of World War II. He was Honorably Discharged from the Navy in 1946.

He married Margaret A. Andersen on June 12, 1944, at the St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington. To this union he was blessed with seven sons and four daughters.

After the death of his beloved Margaret, he found love again and married Elizabeth “Betty” O’Brien in Lexington, Neb., on Jan. 27, 1996.

Following his long career as a cattleman, he found golf! Retirement meant golfing and many will remember his many hours spent at Lakeside Country Club. He also enjoyed playing games and planting his garden with his 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Terry (Linda) Lauby of Lexington, Brian (Beverly) Lauby of Lexington, Mary (Tom) Heilman of Saginaw, Mich., Jane (Charles) Mattingly of Columbia, Mo., Anthony (Rita) Lauby of Ft. Collins, Colo., Edward (Deb) Lauby of Lexington, Anders (Rhonda) Lauby of Tyler, Texas, and Jason (Renee) Lauby of Cozad; daughter-in-law, Dian Lauby of Lexington; son-in-law, Larry Schwindt of Ft. Collins, Colo.; brother, Chris Lauby of Lexington; 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Margaret in 1994; second wife, Betty (O’Brien) in 1998; infant daughter, Clara Marie in 1960; daughter, Anne in 2000; son, Jamie in 2004; and son-in-law, Patrick O’Brien in 1997.

Stephen Joseph Lauby, 89, of Lexington died Sept. 3, 2011, at Park Avenue Estates in Lexington, Neb.

He was born Feb. 22, 1922, on the farm south of Darr, Neb., the youngest of five children to Michael J. and Elizabeth (Kjar) Lauby.

He attended and graduated from high school in Hayes, Kan. He was then drafted in the United States Navy in the South Pacific Theater in 1944 and served until the end of World War II. He was Honorably Discharged from the Navy in 1946.

He married Margaret A. Andersen on June 12, 1944, at the St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington. To this union he was blessed with seven sons and four daughters.

After the death of his beloved Margaret, he found love again and married Elizabeth “Betty” O’Brien in Lexington, Neb., on Jan. 27, 1996.

Following his long career as a cattleman, he found golf! Retirement meant golfing and many will remember his many hours spent at Lakeside Country Club. He also enjoyed playing games and planting his garden with his 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Terry (Linda) Lauby of Lexington, Brian (Beverly) Lauby of Lexington, Mary (Tom) Heilman of Saginaw, Mich., Jane (Charles) Mattingly of Columbia, Mo., Anthony (Rita) Lauby of Ft. Collins, Colo., Edward (Deb) Lauby of Lexington, Anders (Rhonda) Lauby of Tyler, Texas, and Jason (Renee) Lauby of Cozad; daughter-in-law, Dian Lauby of Lexington; son-in-law, Larry Schwindt of Ft. Collins, Colo.; brother, Chris Lauby of Lexington; 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Margaret in 1994; second wife, Betty (O’Brien) in 1998; infant daughter, Clara Marie in 1960; daughter, Anne in 2000; son, Jamie in 2004; and son-in-law, Patrick O’Brien in 1997.