George Lauck, 90, lifelong area resident passed away peacefully, February 7, 2014 at Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center in Brush.
He was born August 28, 1923 in Brush, Colorado, to Henry and Susanna Lauck. He graduated from the Brush High School. George married Isabelle Rose (Susie) Meyer on December 15, 1946 in Fort Morgan.
George and Susie ran diverse cattle and irrigated farming operations in the Hillrose, Wiggins and Fort Morgan area beginning in 1945. George retired in 2006. He was a member of the Immanuel Evangelical Church in Fort Morgan. He was involved in the Morgan County 4-H program for many years. For nearly 20 years, George served on the board of directors of Premier Farm Credit.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting with his brothers. The passionate interest of George's life was genealogy and tracing the family tree. George was active in the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR) attending many of the national conferences.
Survivors include his 5 children, Stan (Linda) Lauck, Steve (Maureen) Lauck, Susan Lauck, Sandy (Kelly) Robinson, Stuart Lauck and fiancé, Missy Quastler; friend, Carol Livengood; 9 grandchildren Scott, Stephanie, Jeffrey, Sonja, Shari, Seth, Sarah, Janelle and Justin; 5 great-grandchildren Ruby, Henry, Danielle, Liberty and Luca; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by Susie, his wife of 45 years; his parents; 6 brothers and 6 sisters.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 13th, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Heer Mortuary Chapel in Fort Morgan.
Funeral services will be Friday, February 14th, at 10:30 a.m. at the Immanuel Evangelical Church in Fort Morgan. Interment will follow in Memory Gardens.
Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the Northern Colorado Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR), c/o Heer Mortuary, 225 E. Platte Ave., Fort Morgan, CO 80701.
The Heer Mortuary in Fort Morgan is in charge of the arrangements.