CARL LAUKHUF 1943-2019

CENTERVILLE – Carl Edward Laukhuf, age 76, of Centerville, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. He was born in Paulding County Ohio on Feb. 26, 1943 to the late Carl and Louise Laukhuf.

Carl is survived by Donna, his loving wife of 55 years; his children Gregg (Janie), Mandi (Keith) Miller, Carla Hammond, Curt (Carrie); grandsons, Zachary, Nicholas, Drew, Kolby, Cooper, Tucker, Jasper, AJ, Justin and Caleb; siblings, Janet (Ken) Wagner and Dave Laukhuf as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.

Carl had many occupations including farmer, teacher, computer engineer, coach and football referee. He loved being outside and was an amazing gardener. He enjoyed playing and coaching sports, and was a dedicated Buckeye football fan. Carl maintained his farmer work ethic throughout his life and loved God and his family. He was a loyal man with a dry sense of humor and showed his love through lots of kindness. Carl will be missed but never forgotten; he was something else!

The family appreciates everyone’s support and prayers. In accordance with Carl’s wishes, no services were scheduled prior to his cremation. A celebration of life gathering will occur at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Carl’s honor to a charity near to his heart- Smile Train at 633 Third Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017.