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Richard Ray "Dick" Laufer
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1923
Walla Walla
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1981
Walla Walla
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA

Mr. Laufer was the son of Henry and Edith (Leichner) Laufer. He attended Jefferson School and graduated from Walla Walla High School.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European Theater until he was wounded during D-Day in France. He received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Oak Leaf Cluster.

Laufer was a self-employed excavating contractor. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, BPO Elks Lodge 287, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Disabled Amerian Veterans, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He married Alvera Koob Stone on June 19, 1971, in Walla Walla.

Laufer is survived by his wife, at home; a stepdaugter, Marlene Lindsey of Walla Walla; a son from his first marriage to Betty Jean Hicks, Richard "Dick" R. Laufer Jr., of Portland; a stepson, Marc Stone Jr. of Pasco; his father Frank Sanders of Walla Walla; a sister, Barbara Fanciulla of Yakima, a brother, Robert Laufer of Walla Walla; and seven grandchildren. Two brothers preceded him in death. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Laufer (1903 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Betty Jean Hicks Browning (1926 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried in the the Old Fellows section
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Walla Walla
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Merrylee
Record added: Sep 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97065076
Richard Ray Dick Laufer
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Richard Ray Dick Laufer
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