Lawrence Feagler, 89, Torrington
Funeral services for LAWRENCE FEAGLER,89, will be held at 2pm on Monday, August 27, 2012 at the First Congregational Church with Reverend Matt Gordon officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery. Mr. Feagler died on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at the Torrington Community Hospital. Visitation hours will be held on Monday at the Colyer Funeral Home from 10am until Noon, at which time the casket will be closed. Memorial Contributions can me made in Lawrence's name to the First Congregational Church.Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends may send their condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com .
Lawrence was born October 17, 1922, in Scottsbluff, NE the son of Henry Sr. and Molly (Temple) Feagler. He grew up in the Scottsbluff area and attended various rural schools. After he finished 8th grade he worked on the family farm. In 1941, Lawrence met Mary Deines at a dance and the couple dated for two years before marrying March 8, 1943 in Scottsbluff, NE. They moved to the Huntley/Lyman area where Lawrence, and his brother Henry Jr., farmed together until 1961. Lawrence farmed/ranched on his own in Torrington area until he retired in 1985.
Lawrence enjoyed farming, gardening, gambling trips with Mary to Deadwood and Prairie Winds, and taking care of his grandchildren. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Torrington.
Survivors include his wife, of nearly 70 years, Mary of Torrington; his daughter Lorraine Keller of Worland; three sons, Roger and his wife Mary Feagler of Sheridan, WY, Richard Feagler of Torrington, and Larry Feagler and his special friend Bert of Torrington; two brothers, Henry Feagler, Jr. of Torrington, David and his wife Sandra Feagler of Torrington; two sisters, Ruth Feagler of Scottsbluff, Irene Hoffman of Scottsbluff; a sister-in-law Arlene Feagler of Torrington; ten grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Lawrence is preceded in death by his parents; his sister Lydia and his brother LeRoy.
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