Muriel M. Lawrence


DODGE CITY — Muriel M. Lawrence, 87, Dodge City, died Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Good Samaritan Home in Dodge City.

DODGE CITY — Muriel M. Lawrence, 87, Dodge City, died Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Good Samaritan Home in Dodge City.

She was born Jan. 1, 1926, Dighton, to Roscoe Bryan and Nettie Alberta (Miller) Gunther.

On Feb. 18, 1945, she married Cecil Lawrence. He died in December 2001.

She graduated from Dighton High School. She was a homemaker in Lane County and a cook at Amy School and Dighton schools.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Ross Gunther; and sisters Dorothy Phillips, Nila Zink, Bertie Honstead, Charlotte Davidson and Betty Shull.

Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Sue Rombough of Andover and Linda Berry of Dodge City; a brother, Rex Gunther of Fort Morgan, Colo.; two sisters, Alice Smith of Denver and Joyce Shull of Dighton; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.

A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. today at First Christian Church in Dighton. Burial will be held in Dighton Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials can be made in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Visitation was held on Wednesday.

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