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Waltraut L. Laughman, 71

Waltraut L. Laughman, 71, of Lancaster, PA. passed away on March 16, 2011. May she rest in peace! She was born in West Berlin, Germany and was the daughter of the late Emmy E. Geiss.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Laughman.

Waltraut volunteered services with a local  Home Care Service Company. She also enjoyed Cook ing  and Baking at various locations throughout Lancaster including the Lancaster Liederkranz and Travel Lodge Resort.

Proud of her German heritage, she was a member of the Lancaster Liederkranz.

She is survived by two sons, Frank T.R. Braun, husband of Terry, of Wappapello, MO, Michael A. Centini, husband of Donna, of Lancaster, a daughter, Sabiene G. Cooper, wife of Peter, of West Chester, 11 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Braun.

Graveside Services will be private at Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery. To send the family an online condolence, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory 717-393-9661

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Dear family of Mrs. Wally Laughman,

My name is Brett Wilson, and I am the current Vicar/intern Pastor at Christ Lutheran here in Lancaster where Wally was a member.  I was shocked to read of her passing in the paper and send my deep condolences and prayers for you.  The congregation remembered her this morning in prayer, and many people expressed sadness at hearing of her death. 
I visited with Wally often, brought her communion, news of the church, and visited and prayed with her.  I really enjoyed our visits.  She shared with me memories of the church and also spoke of her children.  She was clearly positively regarded by all those around her.  If there is anything I or the congregation can do, please let me know.  You are in our prayers.

God’s peace and comfort,
Vicar Brett Wilson
(717) 808-6791, clcvicar@gmail.com

It is with great sadness and regret that we send our condolences. Wally will always be remembered fondly in our memories of her. May her soul rest in everlasting peace.

With deepest sympathy,
Maria Markow and Family

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   A Friend Irene

Dear family,
with my deepest sympathy I send my condolences from Berlin, Germany.
Waltraut (I got my second name from her) was my godaunt. Her mother Emmy and my mother Herta have been cousins.
Since some years we lost contact to our family but Waltraut was always on our mind. She will always be remembered fondly in our memories.
My warmest condolences,

Christina W. Schwend
Berlin, Germany
c-schwend@gmx.de

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