Lawrence Wulf, Hawarden, IowaLawrence W. Wulf, 84, Hawarden, Iowa, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Hillcrest Health Care Center, Hawarden.
Lawrence W. Wulf, 84, Hawarden, Iowa, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Hillcrest Health Care Center, Hawarden.
He was born on June 19, 1928.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Hawarden, with the Rev. Barb Joy officiating. Burial will be in Grace Hill Cemetery, Hawarden, with military rites by Hawarden American Legion Two Oaks Post 254.
Visitation will begin at noon today at the church with a 7 p.m. prayer service.
Porter Funeral Home, Hawarden, is assisting the family.
Lawrence W. Wulf was born in White Lake, the son of Henry and Ruth (Davis) Wulf.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1954.
He married Agnes Van Noort on Aug. 1, 1955, in Aurora Center.
They lived in Fort Thompson, west of Hawarden, north of Beresford, near Fairview, and then near Mount Vernon, while Lawrence worked for various farmers.
They moved into Hawarden in 1965 and he worked for Heldt John Deere and other jobs.
He was proud to achieve his electrician’s license in 1972.
Lawrence was a janitor at Beresford Schools for more than 10 years before retiring.
He was a member of Hawarden United Methodist Church and liked woodworking, gardening, mowing and enjoyed fixing things.
Survivors include his wife, Agnes; two daughters: Cindy Sperlich, Stickney; and Brenda Kilpatrick and husband Troy, Rapid City; four brothers: Bing, Plankinton; Richard,Sioux Falls; Vernon, Mitchell; and Hank, Marcus, Iowa; five sisters: Mickey Darrough, Sioux City, Iowa; Violet Morrison and Pauline Greene, both of Plankinton; Olive Frauenfelder, Belle Fourche; and Beatrice Wulf, Stickney; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents, two children: Vicky and Larry; two brothers: Albert and Barney; and four sisters: Elaine Edinger, Henrietta Tille, Laura Buck and one in infancy.
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