Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

November 29, 2012

Michael Laux


Daily Iowegian

CENTERVILLE — Michael G. Laux, 59, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at his home.

Michael was born Sept. 19, 1953 in Elmhurst, Ill. the son of Philip P. and Barbara A. Becker Laux.

Michael served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a member and deacon at the Reform Baptist Church in Steadman, Mo. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors.  He also volunteered every weekend to sing at area nursing homes.

Survivors include: his mother, Barbara Laux of Bloomfield; two sisters, Judy Minard and her husband Kim of Holts Summit, Mo. and Denise Rummelhart and her husband Dave of Ottumwa; two brothers, Richard Laux and his wife Mary of Holts Summit, Mo. and Daniel Laux and his wife Penny of Bloomfield; his special friend, Dena Miller of Jefferson City, Mo.; five nephews, Ben Laux and his wife Angel, Shawn Berry and his wife Laura, Philip Berry, Matt Laux and Roy Rummelhart; and four nieces, Shana Berry, Nicole Rummelhart, Katie Laux and Kacie Laux.

He was preceded in death by his father.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at the Reform Baptist Church, Steadman, Mo. with the Rev. Rick Conley officiating. Visitation will be held immediately following the service at the church.

Private graveside services with military honors will be held at the Columbarium of Jacksonville Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, Mo.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Reform Baptist Church in Steadman, Mo. or the Mid MO Family PX (Military Food Pantry), 6504 Route M, Jefferson City, Mo.  65101. 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.