Information for Lawrence Lair
13 November, 1921 – 25 October, 1992
From the Idaho Press-Tribune,
dated October 27, 1992
Contributed by Jan Lantz
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Lawrence Lair, 70, of Sand
Hollow, died Sunday, October 25, 1992, at his home of natural
causes. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday,
October 29, 1992, at Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Interment will follow at the Middleton Cemetery, Middleton.
Mr. Lair was born November 13, 1921, at Oklarado,
Colorado, to Lloyd H. and Belle M. Lair. He grew up on a farm
and attended Oklarado schools and graduated from Pritchett
High School. Lawrence served in the U.S. Army in World War
II. After his discharge he moved to Caldwell where he
homesteaded on the place where he spent the rest of his life
up until the last few months. In Caldwell he met and married
his wife, May. She passed away November 6, 1981.
He was a member of the Ontario Elks Lodge.
Lawrence is survived by eight children who loved him very
much, Jeanne White of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Christina
Remoir of Nampa, Linda Ball of Ontario, Oregon, Nancy Greenway
of Caldwell, William Sleeper of Lancaster, California, Harold
Sleeper of Battleground, Washington, David Sleeper of Jamiel,
California, and George Sleeper of Yakima, Washington. He is
also survived by his mother-in-law, Alta Tice; a
brother-in-law, Lloyd Tice and his wife, Bev; two brothers,
Clifford of Emmett and Eugene of Pritchett, Colorado; and two
sisters, Zelda Allen of LaJunta, Colorado, and Oma Dehn of Ft.
Collins, Colorado; and a host of grand-children,
great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Viola,
and two brothers, Melvin and Otis.
Memorials may be made to Mountain States Tumor Institute,
Friends may call at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell from
3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.