Darhlene “Dar” Lawrence, 76, of Kindred, ND died Tuesday March 17, lovingly surrounded by her Parkside Nursing Home family, Lisbon, ND.
Darhlene Lawrence was born September 27, 1938, in Soda Springs, ID, the daughter of John and Eva (Beus) Butterfield. Darhlene graduated from Soda Springs High School. She was raised and baptized in the L.D.S. church.
In March of 1959 she was united in marriage to Roswell Allen Lawrence, they had 2 daughters, they moved to Minnesota in 1964 and then to North Dakota in 1976, divorcing in 1979. From there Darhlene met the love of her life and very special friend Lawrence Erickson. She will be remembered for always putting her family first. She leaves behind her daughters, Tammie Heffelfinger, East Helena, MT, Dianna Hersch, Walcott, ND, and 6 grandchildren, Chrystal Kruckenberg, Hazen, ND, Derrick Retterath, Cheyenne, WY, Olivia Retterrath, currently serving active duty in the Military, Clinton Vangsness, Bismarck, ND, Levi and Eva Vangsness Walcott, ND and 3 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her dad, John Owen Butterfield, her mother Eva Hopkins, step dad, Vernal Hopkins and her love Lawrence Erickson. A very special thank you to Parkside for making mother feel part of your family where she was loved by all. A sincere thank you to the angels of hospice who gave her special care in her time of need.
A memorial service will be held Friday, at 7:00 p.m. at the Fredrikson – Boulger Funeral Chapel in Kindred, ND with visitation one hour before service.