John Stanley Laubhan, 81, Russell, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Wheatland Nursing Center, Russell.


He was born Sept. 25, 1939, in Hays to Georg E. and Irene L. (Meier) Laubhan. He was a 1957 graduate of Russell High School. After high school, he received training for auto mechanics at the U.S. Trade School in Kansas City, Mo.


He was owner and operator of Automatic Transmission Service in Russell for 50 years.


Survivors include a sister, Janet Flickinger, Salina.


Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; a private burial will follow in Russell City Cemetery.


Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.


Condolences can be sent to the mortuary.