Cancer claims Flexsteel's Lauritsen

Evans, Gary
May 2007
Furniture/Today;5/28/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 37, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the death of K. Bruce Lauritsen, longtime leader of Dubuque, Iowa-based upholstery manufacturer and furniture importer Flexsteel. Lauritsen died of pancreatic cancer. He was named president in 1989 and CEO in 1993. Lauritsen held the posts until he was succeeded by Ron Klosterman in December 2006.


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