(July 26, 1936 - August 13, 2021)
Lawrence was born on July 26, 1936 in Daysland, Alberta to his parents Steve and Eva Makarowski. Lawrence went to school at Willow just north of the family farm.
Lawrence worked construction and on the family farm until he met Audrey. They were married on April 29, 1961 at Koppernick. Lawrence was blessed with three loving daughters, Cheryl, Charlene, and Roxanne.
Lawrence and Audrey farmed in the Daysland area until 1999 when they retired to Camrose. Lawrence enjoyed the outdoors, playing horseshoes, pool and in his later years floor curling. He also enjoyed getting together with family and friends and going to functions with his friend Mary Percy.
Lawrence lost his battle on August 13, 2021.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter Cheryl (Barry) Ness of Camrose, and their children Karlie (David) Lust of Edmonton and Cody (Ashley) Ness of Camrose; daughter Charlene Kroetsch (George Lepard) of Camrose, and their children Briana (Brad) Striech of Camrose and Clayton Kroetsch (Amy) of Camrose; Travis Kroetsch (Kelly) of Daysland and Brooke (Randal) Bendfeld, children of Roxanne and Allan; sisters Jean (George) Gabruck of Sedgewick, Irene Howrish of Edmonton, and Dorris (Kenny) Miciak of Edmonton; sister-in-law Celine Makarowski of Camrose; as well as ten great-grandchildren.
Lawrence was predeceased by his loving wife Audrey; daughter Roxanne; parents Steve and Eva; brother Milton; brother-in-law Irvin Howrish; and sons-in-laws Richard and Alan Kroetsch.
A Funeral Service was held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 19, 2021 from the St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, 3605 50 St Camrose.
If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Lawrence's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.