June 10, 1930 - August 21, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Alice J. Lauer, 85, of St. Cloud will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Alice passed away peacefully with family by her side on Friday, August 21, 2015 at Country Manor Care Center in Sartell. Reverend LeRoy Scheierl and Reverend Alfred Stangl will con-celebrate. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and after 9:30 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Parish prayers will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Alice was born on June 10, 1930 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to the late Joseph and Johanna (Scherer) Stock. She graduated from Cathedral High School and Drew’s Business College of St. Cloud. She married Walter W. Lauer on June 26, 1954 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. They lived in many cities in Minnesota prior to returning to St. Cloud in 1986. Alice was employed at Herbergers for ten years and retired in 1995. She was a member of St. Peter’s Parish and Christian Women.

Alice enjoyed playing cards, bingo and games, ceramics, baking cookies and pies. Above all she treasured spending time with her family and friends. She will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Glen of St. Joseph, Joyce (Mark) Ludowese of Hutchinson, Wayne of Centennial, CO, Lynn (Mike) Vander Plaats of Ward, SD Donna (Bruce) Truskowski of Appleton, WI, Shirley (Wylie) Tomberlin of Brainerd, Brian (Mary) of St. Cloud, Gloria (Tom) Riniker of Afton; 18 grandchildren, six great grandchildren; and brothers and sisters, Marie (John) Krebsbach of St. Joseph, Gilbert Stock of St. Joseph, Irene Pierskalla of St. Joseph, Richard (Joyce) Stock of St. Joseph, Charles (Janice) Stock of St. Cloud, Arlene (Art) Brinker of St. Joseph, Doris (Jerry) Johnson of St. Joseph.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter in 1986; brothers, Sylvan, Wilfred, Edgar and Leander Stock; and sister, Joan Fuchs.

Memorials are preferred.

A special thank you to the caregivers of County Manor Campus for their loving care and compassion.