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Mass of the Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 5,2012 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial will be in Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2012 with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. with a scripture service at 7 p.m. at Murdock Funeral Home. Memorials will be given to St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Lawrence died at Perry Health Care on November 30, 2012 at the age of 86.
Survivors include his daughters, Elizabeth (Aaron) Rife of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Laura Hanlon of Des Moines, Iowa and Kathleen Hanlon of Des Moines, Iowa, a brother, Dr. Donald (Dorene) Hanlon of Adel, Iowa, a sister, Mary Ellen (Roger) Putman of Dallas Texas; nieces, nephews and his life long friend Robert Wasson of Perry and his constant companion, his dog Avey.
Murdock Funeral Home
1420 Warford St. Perry, IA 50220
Published in Des Moines Register on Dec. 4, 2012