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Howard Robert Lauer

PINES — Howard Robert Lauer, 80 of Ocean Pines, died Friday, May 3,
2013, at his home. Born in Kirkwood, Mo., he was the son of the late
Theodore E. Lauer and Lolita Posey Rambo.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ted E. Lauer Jr., in 2012.
is survived by his wife, Beverly Ann Olson Lauer; a son, Bruce Alan
Lauer of Coatesville, Pa; daughters, Lynn M. Totoro and her husband,
John, of Sewell, N.J., and Trish Lauer and her husband, Gary Hudson, of
Riverside, Ala.; a brother, Bruce Lauer of Sarasota, Fla.;
grandchildren, Jessie, Joshua and Kristin, Tara and Bob; and a
great-grandson, Devon.    
Mr. Lauer began his career in sales with
Fuller Brush in 1953. He retired as general manager of direct operations
for North America after 27 years with A.W. Chesterton Company.
was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran, serving from 1949 to 1951. He was a
member of the Community Church at Ocean Pines and of Naples Heritage
Golf and Country Club in Naples, Fla., where he served as a member of
the board and as president.  
A memorial service was held May 8, at
the Community Church at Ocean Pines. The Rev. Bill Sterling officiated.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box
1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.
Letters of condolence may be sent to the family online at