Orlando Lawrence, Long Time Local Resident, Dies Sawmill Man Came Here From Michigan in ‘88
Orlando Lawrence 73, a resident of Bozeman and vicinity for the past 57 years, died in the Deaconess hospital yesterday evening.He has been in failing health for the past six years.
He was born in Deckerville, Mich. On June 25, 1872, and at the age of 16 came with his mother to Bozeman to make their home.They made their home on a ranch southwest of Bozeman.In 1899 he was married to Bessie Williams in Bozeman and they made their home southwest of Bozeman.Some 18 years ago he bought a sawmill up Bear Canyon, which he has operated since that time.
He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Hazel Smith, Mrs. Audrey Zindler, and Mrs. Katie Bridgewater: and two sons, William and Ivan Lawrence all of Bozeman: a sister, Mrs. Mary Walker of HImilton : a brogher Elmer of Livingston: Five grandchildren and several nieces and newphews. Remains are at Dokken, Nelson and Kippen’s. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Thank you, Mrs. Thompson Bozeman volunteer for finding this obit!!
Orlando is the son of Andrew Lawrence and Melinda Sheufelt of Sanilac County Michigan.