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Lewis Joseph Laake

February 25, 1935 – october 22, 2022

Lewis Joseph Laake

Jackman-Hensley Funeral Home is assisting the Family

Obituary via Jackman-Hensley Funeral Home

Lewis Joseph Laake, age 87 of West Harrison, Indiana, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.  Born February 25, 1935, in Cincinnati, Ohio the son of Frank and Augusta (Kocher) Laake.

Lewis married Joan Langdon, December 18, 1954, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.  Worked for Proctor & Gamble for 34 years.  After retiring Lewis and his wife enjoyed sailing, competitive dancing and loved to be outdoors hunting and just being with his family.

Survived by his wife, Joan Laake, of 68 years.  Father of Debbie (Chuck) Devore, Cathy (Jon Brown) Hileman, Dodie (Charlie) Stephen. Grandfather of Shane Schulter, David (Natalie) Devore, Tammy (Ray Charles) Biddle, Dawn (Scott) VanKuren, Charles (Melissa) Stephen and Sammi Stephen.  Great Grandfather of Tyler (Taylor) Biddle, Dakota Hubbard, Anthony Wert, Alex (Cassidy) Williams, Kelsey (Blayne) Collins, Oliver Stephen and Isaiah Stephen.

Preceded in death by his parents Frank and Augusta Laake, grandson Dougie Biddle along with five sisters and two brothers.

Visitation will be held Thursday, October 27, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral services at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Shawn Crisman officiating all at Jackman Hensley Funeral Home, 215 East Broadway Street, Harrison, Ohio 45030.  A burial will follow at Arlington Memorial Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, or at www.stjude.org.



Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Jackman-Hensley Funeral Home

215 E. Broadway Street, Harrison, OH 45030


Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 1:00PM

Jackman-Hensley Funeral Home

215 E. Broadway Street, Harrison, OH 45030


Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 2:30 PM

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