Tristin Janey Laue, 20

Tristin Janey Laue, 20, of Waverly, Iowa passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at his home in Waverly from complications of Fibrolamellar Liver Cancer.


    Tristin was born on May 11, 1998, in Osage, Iowa, the son of Mitchell and Sarah (Doty) Laue. Tristin was united in marriage to Tianna Hargrafen on April 27, 2019. He was baptized in May of 1999, at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton. Tristin attended elementary school in Cresco and middle school in New Hampton. He graduated from New Hampton High School in 2016. He entered the United States Army National Guard in July of 2016 and was medically discharged and retired from the Army in April of 2018. He attended UNI from 2018-2019. He worked at Fareway Stores and most recently for Ronan Industries.

     Tristin enjoyed collecting guns and shooting with his friends.  He also enjoyed gaming and collecting pieces for his Star Wars Armada game.  He also really enjoyed boating, jet skiing, and camping with friends and family.

    Tristin was very focused on doing well in school.  He also had a great relationship with his boss Ronan (Ronan Industries), whom he liked and respected tremendously.  He always looked forward to new challenges and finding new solutions to problems at work.

      Tristin was very goal orientated and had a bright future ahead of him.  He was studying at UNI for Engineering Design and also enjoyed spending time with his new found love, Tianna. 

       Tristin is survived by his wife, Tianna; his father, Mitchell (Debra) Laue of Waverly; his mother, Sarah (Kurt) Larson of New Hampton; his brothers and sisters, Braden Laue, Madison Stoffregen, Zak Larson, Marley Larson, and Kane Larson; paternal grandmother, Janice Laue of Des Moines; maternal grandfather, Gary Doty of Omaha, Nebraska; paternal step-grandparents, Joel (Nanc) Smith of Shell Rock and Michael Harn of Waterloo; maternal step-grandparents, Gary (Deb) Larson; his father and mother-in-law, Kevin (Shelly) Hargrafen of Dyersville and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; along with the family dog, Bentley. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, William Laue; his maternal grandmother, Paulette Doty and a family dog, Frodo. .

    Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Crosspoint Church in Waverly with Pastor Jonathan Barthalow officiating. Burial will be held in Harlington Cemetery in Waverly with full military rites at the grave conducted by the Army Honor Guard. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Crosspoint Church in Waverly and also for one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church. Memorials may be directed to the Tristin Laue Memorial Account at Veridian Credit Union in Waverly. Online condolences may be left at

    Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is assisting the family.

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