Donald L. Lawrence

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Donald L. Lawrence, 78, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in his home.

He was born Sept. 12, 1937, in Grain Valley, the son of Archie and Fern (Terrill) Lawrence. He was united in marriage to Jeanne M. (Connell) Storr, who survives.

Additional survivors include: three sons, Kirt Lawrence and his wife, Barbie, of Lee's Summit, Kent Lawrence and his wife, Tina, of Lee's Summit, and Ken Storr, of Grandview; three daughters, Kristi Culver and her husband, Richard, of Ogden, Utah, Kimm Pendavis, of Belton, and Kari Engel and her husband, Grieg, of Cleveland, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one daughter, Kimberly Lawrence and a brother, Jerry Lawrence.

He grew up and received his education at Lee's Summit, where he attended school. In 2000, he moved to Shell Knob to make his home. He was also a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Shell Knob, and was a Shell Knob Road Commissioner. Services were held Saturday under direction of Fohn Funeral Home. Rev. Henry Grodecki, C.M., conducted the services.

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