Frederick L. "Fred" Lauder, age 79, of Quincy and formerly of Beardstown, died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at 8:05 pm in his home surrounded by his loving family.
Fred was born February 10, 1941 in Beardstown, Illinois, the son of Donald Deroy and Sara Maxine Simmons Lauder. He married Carolyn Louise Korte on December 2, 1962 in Bluff Springs, IL. She survives.
Fred was a 1959 graduate of Beardstown High School. He received his Bachelor's degree from Culver Stockton College and his Master's from Northeast Missouri State College, which is now known as Truman State University.
Fred served in the United States Navy, during the Cuban conflict from 1959 until 1964, aboard the USS Nantahala A0-60. While he was in the Navy, he graduated from Hospital Corp. School.
Fred was the first director of the substance abuse program at St. Mary's Hospital. He went on to head Lauder and Associates, his own private counseling practice. He was a friend of Bill W. for 49 years and he changed many lives through his actions as a counselor.
Fred was a member of Exchange Club of Quincy from 1985 until the present, and he had been named Exchange Club Member of the Year. Fred was a charter member of Hope Lutheran Church. He loved to hunt and fish, was an avid reader, and was an QHS Blue Devil fan.
In addition to his wife, survivors include: his son, Curtis W. Lauder of Paducah, KY, his daughter, Constance D. (Rusty) Ward of Quincy; five grandchildren: Casey (Ryan) Grave of Quincy; Cody (Kayla) Lauder of Perryville, MO; Dalton Lauder of Quincy; Caylan Lauder of Paducah, KY; and Kayla Ward of Quincy; three great grandchildren, Braxton Lauder of Perryville, MO; Avery Lauder of Perryville, MO; Lillie Grave of Quincy; and another great grandson on the way; his sister, Mary Bradshaw of Murrayville, IL; his brother, Roger (Charlene) Lauder of Beardstown, IL; his brother-in-law, Norman (Melissa) Korte of Bettendorf, IA; his brother-n-law John Wagner of Chilocothe, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews,
Fred was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Edith Lauder; his parents-in-law, Homer and Julia Korte; brother-in-law, Art Korte; a sister-in-law Joan Wagner; and a brother-in -law Jerry Bradshaw.
Services: Private graveside service will be held. A public memorial service will be held at a later date at Hope Lutheran Church.
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Memorials: Hope Lutheran Church or Quincy Exchange Club Children's Program
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
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Carolyn, There are a number of individuals who have helped me in the past, but there are only a handful who's influence and mentoring profoundly impacted my life, professionally and personally. I believe you know that Fred was among those who I was so fortunate to meet, become friends and who educated and mentored me. God Bless Fred and God Bless you. Judge Mark Schuering (Ret.)
Carolyn and family... I am so sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. My thoughts are with you all and praying for peace for all of you during this time.
Carolyn and family our deepest sympathy on Fred's passing. You will all be in our prayers.
Tom and Denise Fee
Dear Carolyn and Family, We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of Fred. Our prayers are with the you and the family lifting you up in your time of grief and may you find Peace. Fred was a good man and will be missed. Our deepest sympathy.
Steve and Denise Flesner
We were so sorry to hear of Fred's passing. He was a good man and helped many people navigate the troublesome waters of addiction. He will be missed by many. Bill W and all associated with the movement have lost a true warrior in there personal fight with addictions. May the family find peace in the fact that his work changed a lot of lives and saved suffering. You have our deepest sympathy .
You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
I was fortunate to know Fred as a mentor and all around fabulous person. He did so much for so everyone. He will always be remembered and missed a great deal.
Fred was a terrific person who always had a smile and good things to say. He gave me great advice that thankfully I adhered to. My condolences to his wife, family and friends.
Dear Carolyn and Family, You know I will always love and remember Fred Lauder! He was the man that gave John his start in Health Care. Carolyn, I love you, as well. I am sorry to hear that he has passed. The world has lost a wonderful man. I will be in touch.
My sympathy and prayers for peace and r
Wonderful man who helped so many. Prayers for Carolyn and the family.
Fred helped so many people. He treated staff with respect and enjoyed educating to make us all successful. You will be missed.
Dear Carolyn and Lauder Family,
Thinking of you and remembering a very good man, Fred.
Dick & Pat Wentura
What an awesome guy! Game changer for many people.
To Carolyn and the entire Lauder family, our deepest condolences and may the wrrks to come
To Carolyn and everyone in the Lauder family, our deep condolences and may the next few weeks bring you peace.
Steve and Lynda Baker
Sorry to hear of Fred's passing. He was a great guy and had a sense of humor that could stop you dead in your tracks. He will be missed by many...especially by those that he helped. Our condolences to Carolyn and the family. May he rest in peace for a job well-done!
Mike & Barb Hutmacher
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