John Edward Laufersky  November 21 1935  January 28 2019

John Edward Laufersky November 21 1935 January 28 2019

John Edward Laufersky, age 83, of Grand Haven passed away Monday, January 28, 2019, at Mercy Hospital. He was born November 21, 1935, in Coopersville, to Erwin John and Sophia Agnes (Kozak) Laufersky, and married Phyllis Mae Comstock on January 11, 1980, in Florida. John served his country in the Army National Guard. He owned and operated J & L Trucking for many years, and was a member of St. Patrick – St. Anthony Catholic Church. John loved working on old cars and going for ice cream in his 1966 Ford Thunderbird on Sundays, boating on the Grand River on his 1957 Chris-Craft “So-be-it”, and was a very skilled carpenter, having built a couple of homes and garages. He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Phyllis Laufersky of Grand Haven; two daughters; two sons; two step-daughters, Bonita (Glenn) Clark and Monica Clark; step-son, Larry (Jeana) Clark; his sister, MaryAnne (Ron) Barnes; numerous grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; sisters-in-law, Helen Laufersky, Eleanor (Eryne) Clark, Jan (Larry) Velvick, Shirley Cunningham, Ruth Skuse, Leota Skuse, Helen Lopez, Marilyn (Brad) Zylman; brothers-in-law, Thomas (Sue) Comstock, Lester (Linda) Comstock, Jerry (Kathy) Comstock, Milton “Butch” (Roxanne) Mansfield; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Laufersky; step-son, Buddy Clark, Jr.; sister-in-law, Marjorie Comstock; and two brothers-in-law, Mervin and Larry Comstock. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at St. Patrick – St. Antony Catholic Church. Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Charles A. Conklin Post # 28 Honor Guard. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service at church. Memorial contributions to St. Patrick – St. Anthony Catholic Church are appreciated. Share memories with the family at their online guest book at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of John Edward Laufersky please visit our Sympathy Store.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John Edward Laufersky November 21 1935 January 28 2019.

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