Lauerman Fred J. Lauerman, 73, died on April 7, 2003 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Fred was born in Olivia Minnesota. His parents were Senator Leo J. Lauerman and Mary D. Lauerman. Fred attended the College of St. Thomas. His education was interrupted when called to active duty in December 1950 in the Minnesota 47th Division. Fred served in combat in Korea and was discharged in 1952 as a Sergeant Major. Fred continued his education at the College of St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota Law School. In 1955 he became the Director of Development for Mexico City College. Fred then became the Director of the Aspen Institute in Aspen, Colorado. He then began a career in College and University Development working for Yale University and the University of Chicago. He became the Director of Development for Carleton College and later became the first President of the University of Minnesota Foundation. Most recently, Fred was the CEO of Development Search Specialists, an executive placement firm. Fred was predeceased by his parents, a sister, Suzanne Sanders Windhorst and a brother, Robert Lauerman. He is survived by his sister, Dosha Bodovitz, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, brother, John Lauerman, Portland, Oregon, and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. At his express direction there will be no funeral or memorial service. Burial will be in Olivia at a later date. Memorials can be made to the donor's choice. O'Halloran & Murphy

Published on April 13, 2003

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