Frank Junior Lawson

April 25, 1923November 18, 2013
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Frank Junior Lawson was called home suddenly on Monday, November 18, 2013 at the age of 90. Leaving behind his beloved wife of 67 years, Alice Lawson (Nee Halvorson). The couple married 2/15/1946 in Napoleon, Ohio. They had three children; Arlette Derderian, Dale Lawson, and Penny (George) Hawkins. Frank had nine grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. Born April 25, 1923 in Snover, Michigan, to Franklin, and Pearl (Nee Smith). Proceeded him in death were his parents, two brothers; LeRoy Lawson, Harold Lawson, and two sisters; Minnie Schuler, and Lillian Moorish. Frank was survived by two sisters; Evelyn Schmidt and Beatrice Donahue. Frank worked at General Motors before WWII, and returned to General Motors in 1946, after his discharge from the army. He retired after 39 years at General Motors. Frank served his time in Germany, and was involved in the Battle of the Buldge. Frank was a member of Cedar Crest Lutheran Church. Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11:00a.m. (10:00a.m. In state) at Cedar Crest Lutheran Church. Followed by the burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery, in Holly, MI. Family will receive friends on Thursday November 21, 2013 from 3:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the Union Lake Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, White lake, MI. Family requests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Cedar Crest Lutheran Church. To share a memory please visit


  • Visitation Thursday, November 21, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 22, 2013
  • In State at Church Friday, November 22, 2013
  • Burial Friday, November 22, 2013

Frank Junior Lawson

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Bob & Connie Hinze

November 21, 2013

When the Lord calls our loved ones home, he leaves a gift of memories in exchange. Hold onto those memories and let them guide you during this time of sadness.

Dan and Anne Giles

November 21, 2013

The Lawson Family,
Our love, prayers and sympathy during this difficult time and in days ahead. I have many fond memories of fun times in your home. You will be greatly missed by all but the memories will live on.

Frank Lawson

November 21, 2013

To the most wonderful uncle. You were the greatest. God rest in peace. Love, Audrey.

November 21, 2013

To my wonderful uncle. You truly were the best. Rest in peace. Love, Audrey


November 20, 2013

Truly a wonderful man who will be missed greatly.


November 20, 2013

John you will be truly missed.
Love, John Jr.


November 20, 2013

To my strawberry pickin friend, RIP Frank, we have another Angel in Heaven to watch down on us.

Maria Brown

November 19, 2013

It was such a grand pleasure to have known you. You are loved and will be missed