MISSION, Texas — Carl J. Lau age 75 Born August 26 1938, Passed away suddenly October 3, 2013 in Mission Texas. Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Hahn ) for 56 years Dear father of Jane E Lau of St. Louis and Petra A Lau (Lester Deel ) of St. Louis. Foster Father of Beth Fry (Larry) of Florida Loving grandfather of 2. Brother of C. Fred Lau of Norwalk and Dennis Lau. of Georgia. Uncle of Many. "Special Father" to the Kinter children. Proceeded in death by his parents. A Memorial Service to be held Saturday Nov 2 at 2:00 pm at Shepherd of the Ridge Lutheran Church 34555 Center Ridge Road North Ridgeville, OH 44039 Memorial Contributions may be made to Shepherd of the Ridge Lutheran Church.