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Wayne Marvin Lau

July 11, 1950 ~ November 8, 2017 (age 67)

           

            Wayne Marvin Lau, age 67, of Guttenberg, IA, gained his wings Wednesday, November 8, 2017 with his loving family by his side, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, IA.

            Wayne was born July 11, 1950, to Merrill and Adele Radamacker Lau. He graduated from Guttenberg High School in 1968 and later joined the U.S. Army and served his country proudly in the Vietnam War with the 82nd and the 173rd Airborne Division Charlie Company 4th Battalion.  After his honorable discharge, Wayne attended school for architectural drawing and jewelry repair.

            Wayne was united in marriage to Carol Hogan on May 6th 1989 they were later blessed with their daughter Amber.  His biggest passions in life was his wife, daughter and grandchildren. He enjoyed time out on the Mississippi River fishing, the Iowa Hawkeyes, and the Chicago Cubs. He enjoyed hunting just about any type of wildlife out there. Wayne also taught the hunter safety course for many years.  Wayne spent 46 years in a wheel chair and never complained a day of his life, he always considered it a blessing.

            He is survived by his wife; Carol Lau, daughter Amber (Rusty) Meyer of Dyersville, Siblings Sandie (Lonnie) Beisker of McGregor, Jeff (Jean) Lau of Guttenberg, Dawn (Dan) Coyle of Delhi: Merrill (Tanya) Hyde of Florida. Five grandchildren Cade, Ethyn, Brynn, Avery and Adeline Meyer, Mother in law Helen Hogan, in laws Roger & Mary Hogan of Luxemburg, Jerry & Kathy Hogan of Poynette WI, Ronnie & Sherrie Hogan of Dyersville, Ronnie & Marilyn Schultz of Holy Cross, Dan and Deb Hogan of Guttenberg, Mike Hogan of Holy Cross and many nieces and nephews.

            Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; brother Steve Lau; father in law, Vince Hogan.

 

            Special Thanks to Dr. Schulteis, Dr. Engelman, “Wayne’s Chemo Nurses, his Angels”, to all the doctors and nurses in Mercy Hospital in ICU and 3rd Floor, you are our extended family now. All of the loving care and compassion will never be forgotten.

 

Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, 207 S. 1st St, Guttenberg, IA where the family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday, November 10, 2017.  Memorial service will be at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 11, 2017 in Guttenberg. Interment will be at Guttenberg City Cemetery.  


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
November 10, 2017

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Crematory Services
207 South 1st Street
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Visitation
Saturday
November 11, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
520 S 2nd St
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Memorial Service
Saturday
November 11, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
520 S 2nd St
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Inurnment following Memorial Service

Guttenberg City Cemetery
214 Garber Rd
Guttenberg, IA 52052


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