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Deceased Name: HAROLD ''BUTCH'' LASKIN
Harold ''Butch'' Laskin, 59, of Eden Prairie, passed away after a courageous struggle with cancer Sunday Jan. 15.
He was born May 20, 1946 in Duluth, Minn., where he married his childhood sweetheart, Sandra Bernstein.
Harold graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, where he continued, later receiving a bachelor's degree in business management. He started interning for 3M Corporation in 1967, where he worked for the next 39 years, achieving the position of Vice President. Harold enjoyed mentoring young engineers and volunteered his time at various business and educational organizations.
He was preceded in death by father, Sylvester Laskin; father-in-law, George Bernstein.
Survived by loving wife and partner, Sandra; sons, Gary and Roisin Laskin and Bryan and Tesa Laskin; grandchildren, Max Sylvester, George Benjamin and Naiya Georgie; mother, Betty Laskin; sister, Eileen and Jim Mitson; brother, Michael and Emily Laskin; aunt Anita Hallock and aunt Rosaline Laskin; sister-in-law, Julie and Phillip Baker; many nieces and nephews.
FUNERAL SERVICE:1 p.m. Thursday, in Temple Israel, 2324 Emerson Ave S., Minneapolis. Memorials are preferred to the Harold Laskin Fund at Temple Israel. Shiva, 15363 Mason Pointe, Eden Prairie (Thursday 7 p.m.)
Hodroff-Epstein 612-871-1234 online guestbook at:www.hodroffepstein.com
Duluth News-Tribune (MN)
Date: January 18, 2006