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Lawrence Laubenstein, 90, Pulaski, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay. The son of Roland and Verna (Kaminecki) Laubenstein was born February 9, 1932, in Green Bay and graduated from Green Bay West High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War from February 13, 1951, through February 12, 1954. Larry was a member of the American Legion, Post #337, Pulaski.

On August 31, 1957, Larry married Joan Smith at St. Stanislaus Church in Hofa Park and was a longtime member of the parish. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Bishop Bona Council, Pulaski.

Larry’s greatest pride and achievement was owning and operating Laubenstein Service Station; his pride coming from being able to work with his four children. The friendships he made brought him great joy. After retiring, Larry delivered Meals on Wheels.

Larry enjoyed listening and dancing to polka music, playing cards and making an occasional trip to the casino, fishing for walleye, gardening, and mowing the lawn. Family gatherings were delightful and pure chaos.

Survivors include Joan, his loving wife of over 65 years; four children: Shelly (Joe) Leadley, Doug Laubenstein (significant other, Lori Ann), Dave (Toni) Laubenstein, and Erich (Denise) Laubenstein; nine grandchildren: Emily (Grant), Jason, Katie (Max), Abby, Nick, Jake, Andrew (Kate), Bennett, and Brad; two sisters: Sharon Whalen and Carol Rubens; sisters-in-law: Ida Laubenstein, Ann (Donald) Peotter, and Eileen (Roger) Jahnke; many nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Betty (Alvin) Cheslock; two brothers: Jerry Laubenstein and Alan “Murphy” Laubenstein; brothers-in-law: George Whalen and Bob Rubens; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law: Andrew and Genevieve Smith.

Friends are invited to gather with the family at St. Stanislaus Church, W1888 Hofa Park Dr., Hofa Park, from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 18th. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday at the church, Fr. Dave Kobak, O.F.M. presiding. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery with Military Honors rendered by the Pulaski Area Veterans.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Pulaski American Legion Post #337 in Larry’s honor.