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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.

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