Lawrence Grant Ferry

  • Born: February 12, 1921
  • Died: August 9, 2017
  • Location: Illinois

Tribute & Message From The Family

Lawrence was born on February 12, 1921 and passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Lawrence was a resident of Illinois at the time of passing.

Born February 12, 1921, Lawrence graduated from Waukegan Township High School, Class of '39 after a standout career in high school football.

Lawrence proudly served in the US Army, European Theater, during WWII, being awarded several combat medals, including the Bronze Star for saving three of his men; attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant; and getting just enough shrapnel to set off airport metal detectors.

Burial at Ascension Cemetery will follow Mass.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Salvation Army or St. Dismas Church AUG 19. 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM St. Dismas Church 2600 Sunset Ave Waukegan, IL, US, 60087 AUG 19. 10:00 AM St. Dismas Church 2600 Sunset Ave Waukegan, IL, US, 60087 Mass begins.

Condolence & Memory Journal

My fondest memories are of "Monk" and Art doubled up in laughter over some boyhood story they experienced together, and there were many of these. Thanks for all the memories, Monk and Mary, we had some great times together. Hope everyone is well and take care, "Francie" Louko.

P.S. Sorry I couldn't get to see you all this weekend.

Posted by Frances Louko - Bloomingdale, IL   August 20, 2017

I am a friend of Jane's and while I did not know her Father personally, I have to say what an amazing man he was. It's not hard to see how his strength, integrity, and character helped to form one of the most wonderful families I have ever met. His legacy is one to be forever proud of and lovingly shared throughout the generations. My condolences to the Ferry family.

Posted by Sue Baculik - Round Lake Beach, IL   August 19, 2017

To Lawrence's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11 says God is thinking thoughts of peace towards us, to give us a future and a hope, may that bring you comfort in this time of sorrow.

Posted by A friend   August 18, 2017