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Darrell Lawrenson

July 21, 1951 — November 30, 2019

Mondamin

Darrell Allen Lawrenson was born on July 21, 1951, to Russell and Margaret (Guttau) Lawrenson in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was raised near Mondamin. After his junior year of high school he worked in   California and after graduating from West Harrison High School in 1969 he worked in Idaho for the summer. He then attended Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg, Iowa. On January 29, 1971, Darrell married Lenyce Flint at the Onawa Christian Church. The couple started farming near Dunlap, then moved north of Pisgah before moving to their current farm. He also worked at the Mondamin Co-op and the Persia Co-op, managing this Co-op for 13 years. Darrell enjoyed working at the Winnavegas Casino in Sloan for 13 years as well as Harrah’s Casino in  Council Bluffs for nearly 13 years.

Darrell was an active member of the Pisgah United Methodist Church. He also served as one of the Allen Cloverleaf 4-H leaders for 25 years. Darrell enjoyed mowing hay for many farmers in the area. He also   enjoyed riding horses and raising cows. He thoroughly enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s activities. In season, he loved to hunt mushrooms.

Darrell died on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at the Rose Vista Nursing Home at the age of 68 years, four months, and nine days.

Darrell was preceded in death by his parents; in-laws, Rex and Anna Marie Flint; and sister-in-law, Nanci Smith. He is survived by his wife, Lenyce  Lawrenson of Mondamin, Iowa; two children, Brent Lawrenson and his wife Tonna of Madrid, Iowa and Jami and her husband Jason Sherer of Pisgah, Iowa; four grandchildren, Sydney and Brylee Sherer and  Tyler and Terrin Lawrenson; four siblings, Ronnie Lawrenson and Russ Lawrenson and his wife Susan all of Mondamin, Iowa, Marilyn and her husband Maynard Stevens of Branson, Missouri and Rhonda Roling of Colton, South Dakota; and many other relatives and friends.

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine

501 Normal St, Woodbine, IA 51579

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Family will receive friends

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine

501 Normal St, Woodbine, IA 51579

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Prayer Service

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine

501 Normal St, Woodbine, IA 51579

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Pisgah United Methodist Church

420 Front St, Pisgah, IA 51564

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Burial

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Starts at 11:15 am (Central time)

Soldier Valley Cemetery

, Pisgah, IA 51564

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Funeral Luncheon

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Starts at 11:45 am (Central time)

Pisgah United Methodist Church

420 Front St, Pisgah, IA 51564

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