Walter S. "Sonny" Lauchner

walter lauchner

Walter S. "Sonny" Lauchner was born in St. Louis, MO to Walter D. and Eleanor (Lorton) Lauchner. He is survived by his wife Loraine (Mettler) Lauchner who he married on April 12, 1958 in Greenville, Illinois. He is also survived by his children, Lori A. (Joseph) Coco of St. Louis, MO, Walter S (Jill) Lauchner , Mary L. (David) Schlueter, and Linda A. (Jerry) Farris. He is also survived by his sisters Jane Whitlock, Betty Brown, and Susan Cline, and also thirteen grandchildren. Mr. Lauchner grew up in Greenville and graduated for Greenville High School in 1947. He attended Greenville College for two years and then served in The United States Air Force from 1950 to 1954. After the military he managed a Phillip 66 gas station and then opened the Greenville Coast to Coast Hardward Store in 1972. He then went on to work for Cassens Transport until his retirement in 1993.


Funeral services will be private


Wednesday from 6-8 PM

Young Funeral Home

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  1. Hi Aunt Loraine-I'm so sorry to hear about Uncle Sonny, my prayers are with you and the family as always.

  2. Lori & Family- We are praying for you all in this time of loss. May you all be comforted and know you are treasured. Love, John & Suzanne

  3. You have my sympathy! I'm sorry I was not able to express my sympathy in person! I've been out of town for several weeks. Family is so hard to part with! Sincerely

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