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Eugene "Gene" N. Laux
June 28, 1922 - May 25, 2015

Stayton - Gene, 92, died Monday, May 25 in his home in Stayton. He was born in Aumsville and lived all of his life in the Sublimity/Stayton area. Gene married Florence Flande on September 21, 1957 in Jordan, she preceded him in death on August 28, 1996. He worked for Fred Hottinger farms, then Breitenstein logging in Sublimity. Gene and his wife then farmed themselves growing row crops for Stayton Canning Co., and then he worked for Desert Seed/Arco Seed in Brooks until his retirement.

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton, Catholic Order of Foresters and the NRA. Gene enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing, gardening, he loved flowers, he loved animals, cutting firewood, and his favorite thing was spending time with his family. In his younger years, Gene rode a Harley Davidson and was a competitive rifle shooter.

He is survived by his children: Peter (Pauline) Laux of Yacolt, WA, Linda (Larry) Perlich of Aumsville, and Carl Laux of McMinnville; sisters: Margaret Hendricks of Sublimity and Grace Silbernagel of Stayton; and 5 grandchildren; Elizabeth, Christopher, Michael, Calley and Jared. He is also preceded in death by his brothers John and Clifford Laux.

Vigil/Rosary service will be Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm at Immaculate Conception and Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:00 am at Immaculate Conception. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Stayton. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

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