Gale Alden Lauer

Gale Alden Lauer, 56, of Dalzell passed away at his home on Tuesday (Feb. 19, 2013).

He was born in Marietta on April 30, 1956, to Christian John and Wanita (Schramm) Lauer. Gale had worked at Pennington Bakery, American Cyanamid Sewah Studio and for Doak Farm. He enjoyed farming, planting flowers, hunting, and good home cooked food.

Surviving are his brothers, Larry (Linda) Lauer and Dale (Violet) Lauer, both of Whipple; a special niece, Louise Danner of Wingett Run; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to his parents, Gale was preceded in death by a son, Stevie Gale Lauer; brothers, Lester Lauer Sr., and Gary Lauer; and a sister, Marilyn Ritchie.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 23, 2013) at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Gene Ferrell officiating. Burial will follow in Waxler Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 pm Friday, with the family present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at