~Laurice Carl Herlan~
(January 6, 1935- March 2, 1998)
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Butterfly Cottage
This artwork was designed by
~Laurice Carl Herlan~

Thanks Dad for your help, time,
and efforts!
We appreciate it more than you'll ever know!
Pic of Dad & Family
Dad, with family..

Laurice Carl Herlan, my Dad, was a very special person and he will be greatly missed.
He had a major heart attack 3-1/2 years ago, and we were fortunate to have him with us since then after 5 bypass surgery.
He passed quietly away in his sleep early in the morning on March 2, 1998.

This dedication page will be under construction for some time to come...

(Pictured Left)Aunt Dot, Laurie, Cousin David, Aunt Marg, & Cousin Jim.
(Pictured Right)Aunt Marg, Aunt Dot, Cousin Jim, Cousin Brian, & Cousin Fred.

Asking Computer Questions was a fun pasttime for my Dad and I will miss those questions forever... Want to hear my Dad?
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"I wanted to take a moment to Thank all of you who extended yourselves in sending me and my family flowers and cards and concern for the loss of my Dad (1/6/35-3/2/98).. He was a very special man and he will be sorely missed. It is through the kindness of others, and the memories of my father and his life that our family has been able to deal with our circumstances... it means more than words can express."

Wes, Laurie, Hans
Laurice Carl Herlan
My Dad & Mom..
My family.. Dad & Wes, Mom & Me

Dad, Me, & Mom...
Dad Skiing...
Dad on the Beach...
Dad & Dot...

A Family Photo..
Dad & Wes' Family...
Rene, Sue, & Dad...

My Dad lived his life in a way that only he could.. He was a very dear friend to many people, and the following verses sum up the way he handled his relationships with others...

"Love is.. very patient and kind, never jealous or envious, never boastful or proud, never haughty, or selfish, or rude... Love does not demand its own way, but rejoices when truth wins out..."

"Christmas is more than a day at the end of the year, more than a day of joy and good cheer, Christmas is God's pattern for living, to be followed each day by unselfish giving.."

~ I LOVE YOU DAD~ Your Son Hans

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Laurie, Dot, Jim, & Margaret

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Laurie, Marg, & Hans

LAURICE CARL HERLAN, 63, of Route 1, Box 513, Davis, West Virginia, passed away March 2, 1998, at his residence in Timberline.
He was born January 6, 1935, in Buffalo, New York, a son of the late Wesley Oliver Herlan and Gertrude Fuchs Herlan.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia J. Argerake Herlan; two sons, Wesley Adam Herlan of Fairmont, West Virginia, and Hans Christopher Herlan of McGaheysville, Virginia; two sisters, Margaret Busch of Westerville, Ohio, and Dorothea Christopher of Tonawanda, New York; and two grandchildren, Joanna Elizabeth and Jonathan Wesley Herlan.
One brother, John Wesley Herlan, preceded him in death.
Laurice Carl Herlan was a commercial artist and sign maker by trade.
He was a Christian by faith and was raised in a Presbyterian Church.
A memorial service for the cremains of Mr. Herlan was held on Saturday, March 7, 1998, at 11:00am at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Davis, West Virginia with the Reverand Paul Poerschke officiating.
Following the service was a fellowship reception held in the Church hall. At 2:00pm, the family and close friends shared memories of Laurice at their home where the cremains were given back to the Earth under one of Laurice's favorite Apple Trees.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Laurice Carl Herlan
to the American Cardio-Pulmonary Institute.
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Background Sunrise
at our Home in VA...

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Sally, John, Laurie, & Pat
Son, Don Herlan
Son, John Herlan
Daughter, Nancy Herlan
Ex-Wife, Sally.

Headline: JOHN W. HERLAN
Publication Date: June 28, 1994
Source: Buffalo News
Page: D6
Region: New York

Obituary: A memorial service for John W. Herlan, 65, a Town of Tonawanda building inspector and former volunteer fire chief, will be held at 11a.m. Wednesday in Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road, Kenmore.

Herlan died Sunday (June 26, 1994) in his Kenmore home after an eight-month bout with cancer. "My father was a member of the Kenmore Volunteer Fire Department for 45 years and was its chief in 1968," said his daughter, Nancy Brady of Kenmore. "He fought his last fire in the spring. He saw the fire on his way home after a chemotherapy treatment. That was my father." Born in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY he lived in Kenmore most of his life and graduated from Kenmore High School in 1946. In later years, Herlan was active in the Kenmore West High School Alumni Association. He attended the University of Buffalo. In 1953, he started Bedford Roofing Co. in Kenmore and operated it until 1988. It was then that he became a town building inspector, a post he held until his death. In addition to his daughter, he is survived by two sons, John W. Jr. of Amherst and Donald J. of Holidaysburg, Pa.; and six grandchildren.

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Beach House

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"Marg, Dot, & Laurie"

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2000, Former Tiffin resident, Margaret Herlan Busch, 74, of Westerville, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2000, in Riverside Hospital.

She was born Aug. 30, 1925, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Wesley and Gertrude Herlan.

Surviving are: a sister, Mrs. Evan (Dot) Christopher; children, Fred and Eric Busch, Tayna Ramos and Myra Busch Goetz; and grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were two brothers, John and Laurice Herlan.

Mrs. Busch, who had lived in Buffalo, N.Y., most of her life and also in Logan, Tiffin, Cincinnati and Columbus, received her bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio University in 1975.

Her flair for language showed in her writing, reading and love of games and crossword puzzles. She helped with many of her children's activities, serving as a Cub Scout leader, Girl Scout leader and Sunday school teacher.

She also enjoyed gardening, sewing, crafts and designing jewelry.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. April 28 at the Innis House, Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Road, Westerville.

Memorials may be made to the Inniswood Garden Society, 940 S. Hempstead Road, Westerville.

The Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville, is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Herlan Busch Endowed Student Assistance Fund, $32,250, provided by gifts from Eric K. Busch (B.A., 1973, cum laude; M.A., 1981), Myra Busch Goetz (B.A., 1975; M.A., 1978), other members of the family and friends of Margaret Herlan Busch and Office of Student Affairs staff members to provide assistance to current students who have serious and immediate financial need.

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"Dot, Laurie & Marg"
DOROTHEA (Herlan) CHRISTOPHER, December 6, 2005, of the Town of Tonawanda, beloved wife of Evan T. Christopher; dear mother of Thomas (Beth), Brian (Lisa) of Rochester, Janet (Ron) Skinner of Washington N.C. and David Christopher; grandmother of Matthew, Robert, Adam, Emily, Kevin and Megan; sister of the late Margaret Busch, John and Laurie Herlan.

Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave. where funeral services will be held Saturday (12/10/05) at 11am. Memorial contributions may be made to Kenmore Presbyterian Church Organ Fund.

Published in the Buffalo News from 12/8/2005 - 12/9/2005.

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"Laurie, Jim, Dot, & Evan"