Laub, Daryl L. age 90 of Minnetonka. Preceded in death by wife, Nikki, parents, John & Renata; brothers & wives, Lyman (Gladys), John (Mary) & Douglas (Carolyn). Survived by children, Darcie Bruss (Rick); Ethan Adam (Megan), and grandchildren, Erika Billstrom (Mikel), Hans Hedstrom (Jessica), and Heidi Gerten (Tim); Cate, Shannon & Michael; many nieces, nephews and extended family. Daryl and Nikki formed quite a team when they spent their early years setting up and running small radio stations in the South in the late 1940s. They were the on-air personalities, producing & voicing radio dramas for CBS, voicing commercials, and managing the stations. After returning to Minnesota, they built their home in Sherwood Forest and raised their family, remaining in the house until Daryl moved to The Glenn in Minnetonka. Daryl stayed in broadcasting, as a children's show TV personality (TNTatters & Captain Daryl) & then in radio, taking on multiple sales & management roles in his 29 years at KQRS. He loved his family, fishing, golf & lunch with his broadcast friends, traveling with Nikki, & later, Darcie & Ethan, watercolor painting and watching his grandchildren grow up. He was devoted to his church & volunteered with the Men's Club, read Scripture at Sunday services, and shared his many stories with everyone who was within earshot. The family extends a special thank you to his family of caregivers & friends at The Glenn in Glen Lake. Memorials preferred to Zion Lutheran Church Endowment Fund. A memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 241 5th Ave. N, Hopkins on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior at the church. Visitation will also be held Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 5-8 p.m. at: Washburn-McReavy.com Strobeck Johnson 952-938-9020 1400 Mainstreet, Hopkins

Published on August 29, 2015


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