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Lawrence Albert Turner, Sr. 1941 - 2014 Baldwin City, KS

Lawrence Albert Turner, Sr., 72, of Baldwin City, Kansas passed away on August 2, 2014, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence, KS. Lawrence was born in Omaha, Nebraska on August 4, 1941 to Bill and Katherin Turner.
Lawrence was united in marriage to Joanne Stearns on November 4, 1960 in Denver, Colorado. They shared 53 years of marriage.
Together they owned a mobile home park in Pierce, CO before retiring to Cambridge, NE. They would later move to Baldwin City, KS to be closer to family. Lawrence enjoyed fishing and loved making bird houses. Another of Lawrence’s pleasures was keeping his wheelchair stocked with candy to hand out.
Lawrence is survived by his wife; a son Larry Turner, Jr. and wife, Elaine of Pueblo, CO; a daughter Jolyn Wendt of Baldwin City, KS; eight grandchildren, Trista, Karissa, Kendra, and Larry Turner III, along with Brian, Bradley, Brandon, and Brock Wendt; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters; and a brother.
He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and two sisters.
A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Annunciation Catholic Church in Baldwin City, KS. Burial will follow the service at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Baldwin City, KS. Family suggests memorials be made to Douglas County VNA Hospice in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.
Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.
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