Gerhard E. Laubert, 71, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
He was born June 3, 1942, in Dortmund, Germany, the son of Wilhelm and Hildegard (nee Wollenhaupt) Laubert.
Gerhard was the beloved husband of Sigrid (nee Kerst) Laubert.
He is survived by his wife, Sigrid; four sons, Uwe Laubert, Matthias (Nicole) Laubert, Stephen (Katherine) Laubert and Michael (Pamela) Laubert; two daughters, Michelle (nee Laubert) Angelo, and Annette (nee Laubert) (Norbert) Landwehr; brother, Thomas (Corinna); 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Gerhard was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Udo.
The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dearborn St., Englewood, Fla. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Tidewell Hospice: Make donation checks payable to Tidewell Hospice and mail them to Tidewell Hospice, Philanthropy Department, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.