Branson D. Lawrence, Sr. passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2022, in Westfield, WI. Branson was born on December 15, 1934, in La Farge, WI to Leslie and Clara (Hunter) Lawrence. He married Doris Fleming on November 30, 1956, at the First United Methodist Church in Harvard, IL. Branson served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany from 1958 to 1960. He worked for many years as a production foreman. Branson was a member of the Moose Lodge and enjoyed woodworking and many other hobbies.
Branson is survived by his sisters, Betty Ross, Joan Von Haden and Janet Aboussleman, children and spouses, Branson Jr and Ann Lawrence, Leslie and Paul Schmidt, Marc and Julie Lawrence, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Branson was preceded in death by his beloved wife Doris Lawrence, his Parents, and brothers Byron, John and Alan.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2022, from 10:30 AM until the 11:30 AM funeral service at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard, Illinois 60033. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.saundersmcfarlin.net. Call Saunders & McFarlin for more info at 815-943-5400.