William "Bill' Lester Lanser

  • Born: January 13, 1950
  • Died: April 27, 2019
  • Location: York, South Carolina

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services

1251 US Highway 221A
Forest City, NC 28043

harrelsonf@bellsouth.net
Tel. (828) 657-6383

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William "Bill" Lester Lanser, age 69, of York, SC, died Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills.
Bill was born January 13, 1950 in Port Washington, Wisconsin to the late William John Lanser and Lois Bartlett Lanser. He worked for American Machinery Rebuilding for many years and was of the Catholic faith. Bill enjoyed fishing, boating, camping and antiquing. He was an animal lover who enjoyed his pet dogs.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Lanser. Catherine Lanser and two brothers, Jim Leisch and Kenneth Leisch.
Those left to treasure his memory include his wife, Catherine Hewitt Lanser; daughter, Carisa Lanser of Forest City; two sons, William U. Lanser (Shannon) of Forest City and Robert John Lanser (Janine) of Wallkill, N.Y.; two sisters, Sue Paape of Saukville, Wisconsin, Nancy Leisch of Tomahawk, Wisconsin and brother, Robert Leisch also of Tomahawk, WI. He is survived by seven grandchildren, Clayton Lanser, Christopher Lanser, William Grant Lanser, Caleb Blake Lanser, Kira Marie Smith, Robert Lanser, Jake Lanser and great-grandson, Davian Thomas.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Harrelson Funeral Home.
Memorial donations are requested to PAWS of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 399, Lake Lure, NC 28746.