87, of Caldwell, died Sunday, February 2, 1992, at a
Caldwell hospital of natural causes.
will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, 1992, at
Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial
Mr. Lawson was born August 13, 1904, at
Bertram, Minnesota, to Christopher Columbus and Laura
Doe Lawson. He moved
to the Coulee, Washington, area with his
parents as a child and was raised and educated there.
At the age of
eighteen, he came to the Riverside area near
He married Betty J.
Crew, July 3, 1945, at Payette and they have made
their home since that time. Mr. Lawson was employed by the
Pioneer Irrigation District as a heavy equipment operator
for thirty-three years until his retirement in 1969.
He loved to work
in his garden and in his yard and loved dancing.
Surviving are his
wife, Betty of Caldwell; a daughter, Linda L. Young of
Nampa; two sons, John R. Lawson of
Dundee, Oregon, and James R. Lawson of Caldwell; eight grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded
in death by his parents, three brothers and four sisters.