Lawrence Laging


Lawrence Laging, 79, of Yorktown, TX died Sunday February 16, 2014. He was born April 11, 1934 in DeWitt County to the late Werner and Bernice Mueller Laging. He retired from Dupont after 27 years, he also was a Pecan Farmer in DeWitt County.
He is survived by his wife Peggy Laging of Yorktown, daughters Zola Kay Shipley and husband Stephen of Ft. Worth, Lora Kim Laging and partner Rory Ridley of Austin, son Charles Kent Laging and Janet of Suffold, VA, and honorary son Roel Chacon and wife Alicia of Yorktown, 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers James Laging and wife Jeanette of Harwood, TX Carwin Laging and wife Marilyn of Cuero and sister Arlene Orr of Greenville, TX.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Roy Laging, two infant granddaughters.
Visitation will be 5-7 pm Thursday Feb. 20, 2014 at Massey Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 pm Friday Feb. 21, 2014 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Interment will follow at Westside Cemetery. 
Pallbearers will be Len Schendel, Kody Boyd, Daniel Moody, Matthew Laging, Shelby Laging, Roel Chacon Jr. Andrew Chacon and Michael Afflerbach.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Gruenau Hall, St. Lukes Children Hospital or Mended Little Hearts in San Antonio or donor's choice.
You are invited to sign the online guest book at
Arrangement by Massey Funeral Home, Yorktown 361-564-2900.
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