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St. Paul Lutheran Church
Sunday March 4th, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Dorothy Louise Lawrence

Dorothy Louise Lawrence, formerly of Marion passed away February 28, 2018, at Emporia at the age of 91. She was born May 1, 1926, in Olpe, Kansas. From age 13 she was raised by Leonard and Anna Petitt. She was a graduate of Ozawkie High School.

On September 19, 1948, she was united in marriage to Earl Lawrence. They made their home in Cottonwood Falls, Florence, and moved to Marion in the mid 1950’s. Three daughters were born to this union, Marian, Jan, and Cheryl. For Many years Dorothy served in the Register of Deeds Office. She was a member of the Marion Christian Church and active in CWF at the church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Earl in 1998.

She is survived by daughters Marian and Mike Wood and Jan and Phil Collins all of Emporia, Cheryl and Dan Young of Olathe, two grandchildren Jeff Wood and Alison Sipra and two great-grandchildren Nicholas and Anna Sipra.

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Hi Lawrence girls, This is Susan Luthye. Just realized that your mom passed away last year. I talked to her a couple of years ago, and she was her ever sweet and chipper self. My mom passed in 2004 and my dad is in hospice now.... I just wanted to let you know how much your mom and dad and her parents and you all meant to us Luthyes. I have a couple of painted dishes that your mom did for my mom. Any chance you would like me to mail them to you? Best to you all.

Susan Luthye Feb 10 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Marian, Janet and Cheryl and family,
Just now found out about Aunt Dorothy. So sorry for your loss. Praying that cherished memories bring moments of comfort and that peace will surround your grieving heart. She had such a wonderful sense of humor. It would be great if the Lawrence family could all get together again. We have lost touch with so many of family. Blessings. Sherri Lawrence Funk

Sherri Funk Mar 22 2018 12:00 AM

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Forever Friends Glenn and Ruth Ann

Expression of Sympathy Mar 3 2018 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Mar 2 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Marian, Jan, and Cheryl and all those grieving the passing of your Mom. What a lovely woman! I loved her sense of humor, her smile, and her happy disposition. Your Mom always spoke so lovingly of your Dad and how much she missed him. I can only imagine their reunion in Heaven. My husband, Frank always spoke very fondly of your Mom. He so enjoyed visiting her in Marion.
With sincere sympathy, Roxanna and Frank Penn

Frank and Roxanna Penn Mar 1 2018 12:00 AM

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