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LAWSON, FRANK JUNIOR; was called home suddenly on Monday, November 18, 2013 at the age of 90. Leaving behind his beloved wife of 67 years, Alice Lawson (nee: Halvorson). The couple married February 15, 1946 in Napoleon, Ohio. They had three children; Arlette Derderian, Dale Lawson, and Penny (George) Hawkins. Frank had 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. Born April 25, 1923 in Snover, Michigan, to Franklin, and Pearl (nee: Smith). Proceeded him in death were his parents, 2 brothers; LeRoy Lawson, Harold Lawson, and 2 sisters; Minnie Schuler, and Lillian Moorish. Frank was survived by 2 sisters; Evelyn Schmidt and Beatrice Donahue. Frank worked at General Motors before W.W.II, and returned to General Motors in 1946, after his discharge from the army. He retired after 39 years at General Motors. Frank served his time in Germany, and was involved in the Battle of the Buldge. Frank was a member of Cedar Crest Lutheran Church. Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. (10 a.m. Instate) at Cedar Crest Lutheran Church. Followed by the burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery, in Holly, MI. Family will receive friends on Thursday November 21, 2013 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Union Lake Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, White Lake, MI. Family requests in leiu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Cedar Crest Lutheran Church. To share a memory please visit
Published in The Oakland Press on Nov. 20, 2013
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