Laurin “Stub” Herl, 85, Plainville, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Plainville.

He was born July 25, 1934, in Hays to Bernard and Ida (Ruder) Herl.

He married Elaine (Kuhn) Herl on Oct. 5, 1953, in Ellis County. She preceded him in death.

Survivors include two sons, Stanley Herl, Edmond, Okla., and Dale “Barney” Herl, Grapevine, Texas; three daughters, Pam Arrambidez, Roanoke, Texas, Brenda Miller, Stockton, and Marla Plante, Plainville; a brother, Tom Herl, Dallas; two sisters, Frances Diehl and Lila Staab, both of Hays; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church; inurnment in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.

A book signing will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Plumer Overlease Funeral Home, Plainville. Family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Hays Hospice in care of the funeral home.

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