Lyle V. "LVL" Laurvick, 85
Lyle V. "LVL" Laurvick, 85, Superior, died Tuesday, May 1, 2007 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth. He was born on April 5, 1922, in Superior to Conrad and Mary C. (Vadnais) Laurvick and was a lifelong Superior resident, primarily in South Supe...
Lyle V. "LVL" Laurvick, 85, Superior, died Tuesday, May 1, 2007 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth. He was born on April 5, 1922, in Superior to Conrad and Mary C. (Vadnais) Laurvick and was a lifelong Superior resident, primarily in South Superior.
He graduated from the former Central High School. He served in the United States Navy Seabees and was one of the soldiers stationed at Pearl Harbor during the attack on Dec. 7, 1941.
Lyle was a self-employed regional gunsmith and locksmith for more than 50 years. He was also an independent electrician; he was an AMSOIL dealer as well as an entrepreneur and manufacturer of a multitude of items.
He was a member of the Elks Club, Thomas F. Stein VFW Post, Moose Lodge, Ducks Unlimited, Douglas County Fish and Game League, Douglas County Rifle Club, United Northern Sportsman of the Island Lake Area, National Rifle Association and he was a marksman. Lyle also served on the Board of Lake Superior Trollers Association and also participated in the Jaws Derby.
Lyle is survived by three sons, Conrad A. Laurvick of Clifton, Va., Clayton (Sandy) Laurvick, Superior and Alvin J. Laurvick, Superior; one daughter, Mary Leggate, South Range; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Milton (Ellen) Laurvick, Yakima, Wash. and Roy Anderson, Superior; and several nieces and nephews.
He married Aroline Guist and celebrated many years of marriage before she passed away in 1971. In addition to Aroline, Lyle was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Grace Marie Leggate, his parents, four brothers, Joseph, Clayton, Orren and LaVerne and a longtime friend, Delores Koski.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the 6 p.m. memorial service Tuesday in the Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home. The Very Rev. Daniel Dahlberg of Cathedral of Christ the King will officiate.
Private family inurnment will take place in a local cemetery at a later date.