Laughter Undertaking Co.
Marker Text: Dan T. Laughter (1871-1952) first worked as an undertaker while employed in a northeast Texas furniture store. In 1900, he came to Abilene, and five years later he founded this undertaking company with his partner, C. M. Tandy. In 1908, at the flip of a coin, the firm came under the full ownership of Laughter. Until the mid-1970s, the company operated an ambulance in connection with its funeral home. Since the early years of the 20th century, Laughter Undertaking Company has been a significant Abilene business institution. Supplemental Plate: Operated since 1945 by Russel and Willena North and their family; now known as North's Funeral Home. (1985)
Additional Plate: Operated since 1945 by Russell and Willena North and their family; now known as North's Funeral home.
Marker No: 3047
Aluminum 18 x 28 Subject Marker
Geographic: 32.451569, -99.737640
Location: 242 Orange Street, Abilene