Clipped From The Van Nuys News
Death Takes Michael Lauer; Rosary Planned for Tuesday Rosary will be recited Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Pierce Bros. Mortuary, 6153 Van N u y s Blvd., Van Nuys, for Michael J. Lauer 79, of 0421 Kester Ave., Van Nuys, who died at his home Friday morning after a lingering illness. Participated in Activities day at 9 a.m. at St. Elizabeth's Church, 6628 Cedros Ave., Van Nuys. Interment will follow at 'San Fernando M i s s i o n Cemetery in San Fernando. Mr. Lauer was born in Ger- many and came to the Valley in 1921. He operated a service station at the corner of Victory Blvd. and Kester Ave., for about 20. years. He retired 15 years ago. He was a member of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church Van Nuys for 37 years and a member of the Holy Other City Cab Companies Given 5-Cenl Increases Mr. Lauer farmed in South Dakota before coming to the Valley and was a member the school board in Dixon, where he lived for 15 years. He and Mrs. Lauer celebrated their 50th weddin_ anniversary last year. An only- son, Bernard, a member of Van Nuys American Legion Post 193, died this spring: Raised Grandchildren Mr. Lauer is survived by Three city cab companies hi? widow Anna and four have been granted 5-cent-a-jdaughter?: Mrs. Dolores Hart, mile fare increases by the|of 14001 Oxnard St., Van Board of Public Utilities and!Mrs. H e l e n Richards, Transportation. (Brighton St., Burbank; Mrs. The rate increases were Mildred Bell. 636 Alexander g r a n t e d Yellow Cab Co., Wilmington Cab Co., and the San Pedro Cab Co. The increases were identical to those granted Yellow Cab Co. last week by the Board. Under the new r a t e s , charges for the first quarter mile will remain at 50 cents. The approved rates are 35 cents for each 2/7th mile and 10 cents for each two minutes of waiting time. St., San Fernando, and Sister Mary Mechtilde of Immaculate Heart Convent in Hollywood. S e v e n grandchildren survive. Two are the children Mrs. Hart and five are the children of his daughter Mrs. Marie Stahl of Van Nuys died 10 year sago. Mr. and Mrs. Lauer took latter into their home and raised them as their own the death of their daughter.