Clifton Glenn Laser, age 90, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 14, 2020 due to heart issues. He was born in Mansfield in 1930 to Clifton C. Laser and Margaret (Flaharty) Laser. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, William C. Laser.
Cliff is survived by his wife of 67 years, Margo (Mathias) Laser; his daughter, Lynne Laser; son in law, Michael White; nephew, Douglas Laser; great nephew, Patrick (Melissa) Laser; and extended family, Sonny and Alice Frazier.
Cliff graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1949, began working in the Home Building Industry for his father at Laser & Walker, and then went into business for himself in 1960. He was a 50-year life member of the Building Industry Association of North Central Ohio serving as President in 1964 and 1972. Cliff was also a Life Member of the Ohio Home Builders Association and a Life Director of the National Association of Home Builders. He enjoyed being chairman of the Travel and Convention Committee for the BIA, planning many wonderful trips. Cliff also served on the Mansfield Zoning Board of Appeals for many years.
As an active member of the 164th Fighter Squadron from 1949-1958, Cliff later became a Member of the Shadow Flight Air National Guard. He was a life member of the American Legion and Elks, and present member of the Mansfield Liederkranz.
Cliff retired from the building business at the age of 70 and stayed active by managing his rental properties. Throughout the years, he enjoyed himself by fishing on his boat in Lake Erie, vacationing with friends in Florida and Las Vegas, or taking a tropical cruise. Cliff loved his family, friends, and English Springer Spaniel dogs, Bubba, Boomer, and Ollie. He was happy to live in Mansfield his entire life, was a good friend to many, and will surely be missed.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, December 18, 2020, at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 100 S. Lexington-Springmill Road. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and will be conducted by Celebrant Mark Dettmer. He will be laid to rest in Mansfield Cemetery.
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