Obituary: Christopher J. Laud


December 12, 1976 – June 7, 2021

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Christopher J. LaudChristopher J. Laud, age 44, of Dyer, IN, went home to his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 7, 2021. Beloved husband of Lisa Laud, nee Zandstra. Loving father of Jonathan, Alyssa, and Sara Laud. Dear son of Richard and Dorothy Laud. Son-in-law of Ken and Judy (late Arthur Zandstra) Ooms. Dear brother of Jennifer (David) Cunico and Joseph (Melissa) Laud. Brother-in-law of Jodi Zandstra, Jennifer (Kevin) Bultema, and Joel (Ashley) Zandstra. Step brother-in-law of Gloria (Duane) DeJong, Darlene (Duane) Van Prooyen, Amy (Steve) Hadley, and Connie Ooms.

Visitation Sunday, June 13, 2021, from 3 – 8 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Funeral service Monday, June 14, 2021 at at Faith Church – 100 W. 81st Street Dyer, IN. The time for the visitation is pending. Interment Oak Ridge Cemetery – Lansing, IL. Memorial contributions may be given to the children of Christopher Laud.  For further information, please contact 219-322-7300 or visit our online guestbook and obituary at