Elroy R. Laabs


July 19, 1922 - Nov. 20, 2013



Elroy R. Laabs, 91, of Oconomowoc, entered eternal life Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Shorehaven Health Center. Elroy was born July 19, 1922, in Watertown, to Reinhold and Lydia (nee Valesky) Laabs.


Elroy was a credit manager for Musbeck Shoes in Oconomowoc, a member of St. Paulís Lutheran Church and an Army veteran of World War II in Europe.


He married Dolores Dames at St. Paulís on July 12, 1947.


Elroy is survived by his beloved wife, Dolores, and his children, Charles (Jennifer) Laabs of Oconomowoc, Sandie (Scott) Carter of Oconomowoc and Kevin (Susan) Laabs of Stonebank. He is also survived by six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by two sisters.


Services were Sunday, Nov. 24, at Shorehaven Chapel 1305 W. Wisconsin Ave, Oconomowoc. His final rest is in LaBelle Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paulís Lutheran Church or Shorehaven are appreciated.


Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.