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Hedwig "Heidi" Lawton

1948 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Hedwig "Heidi" Lawton Obituary

Hedwig "Heidi" Lawton passed away January 7, 2018 after suffering a stroke on December 21, 2017. Heidi was born December 5, 1948 to Theodor and Hedwig Arens in Trier, Germany. Heidi moved to the United States with her military husband in 1966 and became a U.S. citizen in 1972. She was a strong supporter of the Air Force community for over 27 years and made 9 moves ranging from Germany (3 times) to Japan and 5 states, all while raising three active sons.

Heidi continued to support the AF community for the past 20 years as a vendor and beauty advisor for Revlon and Estee Lauder at the Beale AFB, Exchange. She was an avid bowler in her younger years and was recognized by the Japan Women's Bowling Association as having the high 3 game series for all of Japan in 1974. She also enjoyed racquetball, motorcycle rides, walking and water sports. She had great style and a quiet elegance but will be remembered by all who knew her for her warmth, friendliness and sense of humor .

Heidi is survived by her husband of 51 years, 11 months, Charles "Chuck" Lawton; three sons, Richard and his wife Beate of Las Vegas, NV . Randall and wife Julianne of Tucson, AZ and Robert and wife LeAnn of Yuba City, CA; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Private services were held.
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Published in Appeal Democrat from Jan. 19 to Jan. 21, 2018
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