Henry Franklin Lawrence III, 78, of Westminster, Colo., passed peacefully on Aug. 5, 2010 at St. Anthony's hospital in Denver, Colo.
Henry was born Jan. 18, 1932 in Maryville, Mo. Robert and Carmen Dewar of Cherokee adopted him after his father passed. He graduated in 1951 from Washington High School in Cherokee, where he met his wife Janice Ann Abels. They were united in marriage on Oct. 4, 1953. She preceded Henry in death on March 2, 1998. Henry is survived by his six children, 11 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.