100 years old, almost would have made it to 101. Born in Delvan, Walworth Wisconsin on May 18, 1916 to Anna & Edward Kaeding. He attended Highland University for 2 years, Graduated from the University of California Berkley with a degree in production management & business administration & studied at the University of New Mexico. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1950. Lawrence was a tool engineer at Boeing Aircraft Corp., a price analyst at McDonald Douglas & was a member of the American Legion for 50 years. It was in the American Legion where he met Nancy Schoffnit while hunting and they got married Sept. 26, 1970. He was a devoted husband and loving person. Lawrence enjoyed big band music & was a man of Faith; and was also affiliated with Knights of Columbus; he was funny, charismatic, witty, intelligent & a true gentleman. He enjoyed fishing, camping & traveling with his family & friends. Nancy & Lawrence both traveled quite a bit to Canada, Hawaii; Alaska & New Mexico. He retired in 1983, and then settled in Colusa, Northern CA where they lived for many of years. He later settled in the Simi Valley retirement home for about 7 years. You are truly going to be missed Uncle Lawrence. He is survived by Donald (Gerrie) Kaeding, Cassandra Kaeding & Amanda Sewalson, David & Juanita, Ethan (Valeria) Kaeding, Jimmy & Maria & Lauryn Walker.
Burial services will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, 1741 Wescott Road, Colusa, on April 19, 2017 with reception to follow at Rocco’s Bar and Grill.
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
1741 Wescott Road
Colusa, CA 95932