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MCKENZIE, Lawrence L. 1908-1987


Posted By: Jerry Riessen (email)
Date: 1/5/2016 at 23:48:23

Laurence L. McKenzie, 78, 1423 Irene St, died Tuesday, February 10, 1987 in a medical center in Phoenix, Arizona, of an apparent heart attack.

Mr. McKenzie was born March 4, 1908, in Packwood, Iowa to Horace and Leona (Baker) McKenzie. He married Mildred Glau April 2, 1933 at Ida Grove, Iowa. The couple farmed near Battle Creek, Iowa until 1945 when they moved to Sioux City. He worked for the Metz Baking Company in Sioux City, until his retirement in 1971. He then did lawn and garden work for the Sioux City Community School District. Mr. McKenzie was a member and former officer of Bethany Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Joyce Gowin of Kingman, AZ. and Betty Dattolico of McCook Lake, SD.; two sons, Lyle of Littleton, CO., and Dale of Altadena, CA.; six sister, Letha Boblit of Oceanside, CA., Lela Bahmer of Tacoma, WA., Jo Zamantakis and Elinor Schroder, both of Denver, CO., Iris Neal of Blue Spring, MO., and Thelma Marsh of Grants Pass, OR.; three brothers, Wallace of Sioux City, Oscar of Ida Grove, Iowa, and Donald of Omaha, NE.; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services were held at Bethany Lutheran Church in Sioux City. The Rev. A.E. Vehling officiated. Burial in the Grand Meadow Cemetery near Washta, Iowa.


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