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Andrew Lawrence- EileenYounggren

Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 11:20 am

Andrew Lawrence Jr., 78, of Troy, passed away on Aug. 13, 2013 at Troy Manor.

He worked on the line at Potlatch Paper Mill for a number of years.

Private services will be held at a later date




Eileen Younggen

Eileen Younggen

Funeral services for Eileen Augusta Younggren, 97, of Elsberry, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home near Winfield, MO.  Rev. Mark Payne pastor of Calvary Chapel, will officiate with burial in Whispering Winds Cemetery near Winfield.

Ms. Younggren, 97, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 at Lincoln County Medical Center in Troy.

Born Feb. 23, 1916, in Palermo, N.D., she was the daughter of George E. and Denora A. Nelson Whitford.  She worked as a secretary for Cass Bank and Trust, retiring in 1980 after 30 years of employment.  She then worked as a secretary for the Laborers School in High Hill, retiring in 1995.

Survivors include four grandsons: Ron Bray, of St. Louis, Richard Bray and his wife, Debby, of Winfield, Robert Bray and his wife, Tammi, of Foley, and David Bray, of St. Louis; one granddaughter, Linda Scherer and her husband, Robin, of Foley; seven great-grandchildren  and eight great, great-grandchildren.  She also leaves one brother, Byron Whitford and his wife, Ardythe, of Port Lucy, Fla.; one sister-in-law, Betty Whitford, of Crown Point, Ind.; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home near Winfield.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home; 3838 East Highway 47; P.O. Box 253; Winfield, MO 63389.  Online condolences may be made at .