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Lawrence Alvin DeWitte

May 15, 1940 September 21, 2017
Lawrence Alvin DeWitte
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Lawrence Alvin DeWitte…

was born to Florian and Lillian (Hansen) DeWitte on May 15, 1940 in Pipestone County, Minnesota where he was raised. He attended country school and Jasper High School, graduating in 1959. After his graduation, he resided on the family farm and became employed, as a lineman, by Southwest Electric Coop which later became Sioux Valley Electric. In 1965, he moved into Pipestone. In October, 1975, he was united in marriage to Joan Duncan in Ortonville, Minnesota. Upon completion of their marriage, they resided in Pipestone. In 1996, after 38 years, he retired from Sioux Valley Electric. On Thursday, September 21, 2017, he was taken to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota where he died that day at the age of 77 years, four months and six days.

Lawrence is a member of First Lutheran Church in Pipestone. He was baptized in 1940 at Jasper Methodist Church in Jasper, Minnesota and confirmed at Peace United Methodist church in Pipestone. He enjoyed trap shooting, hunting and fishing.

He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Joan DeWitte of Pipestone, Minnesota; one step-son, David Duncan of St. Paul, Minnesota; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one sister, Rosalie Shubert of Pipestone. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jerold DeWitte.

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Visitation

Wednesday

27

Sep

1:00 PM 9/27/2017 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 9/27/2017 2:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Pipestone Chapel

710 SE 4th St.
PO Box 351
Pipestone, MN 56164

Hartquist Funeral Home - Pipestone Chapel
710 SE 4th St. Pipestone 56164 MN
United States

Service

Wednesday

27

Sep

2:00 PM 9/27/2017 2:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Pipestone Chapel

710 SE 4th St.
PO Box 351
Pipestone, MN 56164

Hartquist Funeral Home - Pipestone Chapel
710 SE 4th St. Pipestone 56164 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Leo Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Pipestone, MN

Pipestone, MN
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