Lawrence Cole, 92, Wellington: August 17, 1922 – August 4, 2015

first_imgFrank Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Lawrence ColeLawrence R. Cole, age 92, loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and lifelong Wellington resident, died early Tuesday morning, August 4, 2015, at his home in Wellington. Lawrence was a retired farmer.Lawrence R. Cole was born on August 17, 1922 in Renfrow, Oklahoma to Charles W. Cole and Blanche D. (Williams) Cole. Lawrence was a graduate of WHS with the Class of 1941. He served from 1942 to 1946 with the Army Air Corps during WWII.Lawrence married Maxine LeForce on August 28, 1946 at the Methodist Church in Wellington.Lawrence enjoyed visiting with family and friends. He will be remembered for his strong faith where he served as Elder at the Church of Christ from 1962 – 1999. He also served for several years on the 76 Township Board and the Fire District #7 Board.He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Clayton Cole; sister, Marie Hetrick; granddaughter, Holly Cole; two great grandsons, Lucas Cole and Myles Gridley.Survivors include his loving wife of 68 years, Maxine Cole of Wellington; three children, Jill DeJarnett, Chuck Cole and his wife Carley, and Jane Cole, all of Wellington; grandchildren, Jami Dodds and her husband Kevin, Jenny Gridley and her husband Lanny, Ashley Colwell and her husband Mack; and Haley Cole; great grandchildren, Sabrena, Parker and Piper Dodds, Draecon Lee, Rahlee, Natalie, and Casey Colwell, and Maeve and Harrison Gridley.Funeral Services will be held at the Church of Christ on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 10 a.m. Mr. Michael Nelson will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 1 to 8 p.m. The family will be present to greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials have been established with Westview Boy’s Home and the March of Dimes. Contributions can be left at the funeral home.center_img To leave condolences or sign our guest book, please visit our website at www.frankfuneralhome.netlast_img read more