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Leo Laube, Sr.

Leo Laube, Sr., age 88, of New Rockford passed away peacefully at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, ND.

Leo was born March 29, 1931 at New Rockford, ND, the son of Carl and Elizabeth (Schrotlin) Laube. When still a baby, the family moved near Bremen, ND where Leo started school in Wells County.  They later moved to a farm near Munster and he went to school in New Rockford. 

Leo worked for area farmers and worked at the Munster Elevator before entering the United States Army in 1954 and served until 1956.  He married Orla Urlich on February 5, 1953, and they were the parents of two children. After military service, Leo farmed in Tiffany Township from 1957 until 1970.  He then worked at the Bremen Elevator for a time.  Leo married Janet Utecht on June 19, 1971.  He later did road construction, worked at the New Rockford School and the Farmers Equity Elevator in New Rockford.  He also cared for the Brown Memorial Building in New Rockford for several years.  

Leo was a member of First Lutheran Church, New Rockford and the American Legion.

Leo is survived by his wife, Janet, New Rockford; son, Leo Jr. (Julie) Laube, Carrington; sister, Lois Ockert, West Fargo; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, June; two grandchildren, Valerie Charboneau and Charles Bessette, and brother, Otto.

Visitation will be Friday, September 20, 2019 from 9:00AM-7:00PM at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND with a Prayer Service at 7:00 PM.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, September, 21, 2019 at 2:00PM at First Lutheran Church, New Rockford, ND.

Burial will be held at Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford, ND. 

Posted Condolences:


  1. Janet, our hearts hurt for you. You’ve been a great wife and care taker, Leo was a lucky husband to have you. We will miss seeing you both and yip yip driving around town. God bless Leo’s memory. Sending prayers to the rest of the family also.

  2. Oh Janet I am so sorry for your loss. Leo was a great guy. Prayers and thoughts to you.

  3. Janet and Family

    So sorry to hear of Leo’s passing – what a super guy! Always a kind word and a smile. He will be missed.

  4. Janet, my deepest condolences to you in your loss. May Gods healing arms help you through this painful journey. All my love, Linda. I worked activities when you worked. Love and Prayers.


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