Donald E. “Don” Lawrence, 85, died January 16, 2022, at Morris County Hospital, Council Grove. He was born December 22, 1936, in Emporia, to Adrian and Gertrude (White) Lawrence. Don had worked for the lumberyard in Cottonwood Falls and retired from the City of Cottonwood Falls.
On March 20, 1967, he married Linda Baumgarner in Cottonwood Falls. They shared 54 years of marriage.
Don is survived by: wife, Linda of the home; sons, Tim Lawrence and wife Jane, Larry Lawrence, all of Cottonwood Falls; grandchildren, Garrett Groff, Geneva Parks, Kaylene Lawrence; great grandchildren, Adrian Groff, Colin Groff, Cy Poulton, Cope Poulton, Persephonie Parks, and Athena Parks.
He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Geneva (Baumgarner) Lawrence.
Per Don’s wishes, cremation will take place and no service will be held. Memorial donations may be made to donor’s choice, in care of Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home, PO Box 220 Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845.
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