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Information for Kenneth Glenn Lawrence

17 April, 1918 18 January, 1994

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

20 January, 1994
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Kenneth Lawrence

    Kenneth Glenn Lawrence, 75, of Nampa, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 1994, at his home of natural causes.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 1994, at the Caldwell First Christian Church.  Rev. Don Hardenbrook of Caldwell will officiate.  Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Kenneth was born April 17, 1918, in Coyville, Kansas, a son of Ancil and Viola Lawrence. He graduated from Caldwell High School in 1936.  He married Margaret Fox, Aug. 30, 1942, at Yuma, Arizona.  Kenneth enlisted in the U.S. Navy, Feb. 28, 1942, and served aboard the submarines, USS Whale, USS Sea Robin and USS Sperry AS 12. He was honorably discharged Sep. 25, 1945.
    Kenneth was a farmer in the Lakeview area for several years and then owned a service station in Caldwell.  He owned a recap shop and was a delivery man until his retirement.
    Kenneth was an avid gardner, fisherman and coffee drinker.  He loved people and enjoyed visiting with them.  He was a member of the Ramblers Good Sam Club of Caldwell.  Kenneth was a devoted father and especially enjoyed his children and grandchildren.
    Surviving are his wife, Margaret Lawrence of Nampa; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherrill and Gary Brooten of Ringwood, N.J.; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lynn and Terry Goiter of Hermiston, OR; a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and JoAnne Lawrence of Seattle, WA; and a daughter and son-in-law, Melody and Dave Davolt of Seattle, WA, eleven grandchildren; his brothers, Arden Lawrence of Seattle, WA, and Wayne Lawrence of Sparta, N.J.; his sisters, Opal Brown of Caldwell, Ruth Quintieri of Boise, Jean Bower of Caldwell; an aunt, Della Lawrence of Nampa; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
    He was preceded in death by his parents.
    His family suggests that memorials be made in his name to the Tucker-Maxon Oral School, 2860 S.E. Holgate Blvd., Portland, OR 97202, or to the Caldwell First Christian Church Memorial Fund.
    Friends may call at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

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