Obit: Junchen, Lawrence (1911 - 2003)

Transcriber: Dolores Mohr Kenyon

Surnames: Junchen, Pagenkopf, Ditto.

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.)


Lawrence Junchen, age 92, of Sherrard, died Tuesday April 8, 2003, at Mercer County Nursing Home in Aledo.

Lawrence was born March 4, 1911, the son of Ernest and Anna (Pagenkopf) Junchen. He married Lucy Ditto on June 20, 1943, in Granton. She died in August 1984.

Lawrence taught at Keithsburg High School from 1935 to 1941. He then taught science and industrial arts at Sherrard High School, retiring in 1972. He also coached football, basketball, track and baseball until 1948.

Surviving Lawrence are his friends and caregivers, Charles and Betty Lee, Joy, IL; cousins in Wisconsin; and many former students and grateful friends.

Preceding Lawrence in death was his wife; son, David; parents; two brothers and one sister.

Graveside services were at Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg, IL. Memorials may be made to Adventist Development Relief Agency.



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