The Obit For George Laurila
GEORGE W. LAURILA
The Detroit Free Press
January 5, 2008
George Laurila, Age 89, died
December 31. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Loving father of Sherry
and Robert (Anita). Grandfather of four and great-grandfather of five.
In 1939 he signed as a pitcher with the Mansfield Braves (Cleveland Indians
farm system). A veteran of WWII, he served with the Coast Guard.
After the war, he worked as a carpenter and later as an inspector for
HUD. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, January 8 at 6 p.m. at
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Oak Park, MI.