By HDN Staff
BIG SANDY Marion C. Lawrence, 89, Big Sandy, died Sunday, July 29, 2001, at Havre.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Big Sandy Methodist Church, with burial to follow in Big Sandy Cemetery. A luncheon at the church will follow the services.
Lawrence was born Dec. 6, 1911 in Glenwood City, Wis. She attended country school in Chouteau and Hill counties and graduated from Big Sandy High School in 1930.
She married Charles Tyler on Sept. 27, 1930. They lived on a farm 10 miles west of Big Sandy until he died in 1972. She moved to Big Sandy in 1973.
She married George Lawrence on April 22, 1977 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and they lived in Malta for two years. They moved back to Big Sandy in 1979.
Lawrence was a member of the Big Sandy Methodist Church, Rebecca Lodge #113 in Big Sandy, senior citizens and historical society.
She enjoyed gardening, sewing, reading, being with her grandchildren and taking care of animals.
She is survived by her husband, George Lawrence, of Big Sandy; daughter, Shirley Kralich, of Big Sandy; sons, Junior Tyler, of Great Falls and Richard Tyler, of Big Sandy; 15 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Gift of Life or Big Sandy Methodist Church.
Croxfords Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.