GOWRIE - Troy K. Lawrence 49, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, Ft. Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Moorland, with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating. Burial will be at Lost Grove Township Cemetery, Harcourt. Friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Sunday at the Palmer Funeral Home in Gowrie. Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.
Troy is survived by his wife Linda of Gowrie; sons, Trey and Trenton Lawrence at home; daughters, Laura Buske of Minneapolis, MN, and Ashley Buske of Ft. Dodge; granddaughter Charlie Baker of Ft. Dodge; mother Clarice (Del) Walker of Ft. Dodge; father Earl Lawrence of Gowrie; brother Blake (Tracy) Lawrence of Ft. Dodge; sister Rachel Lawrence of Ft. Dodge; nieces, Quinea Lawrence, and Torie Lawrence; and nephews, Shaw Lawrence, and Tanner Weinzetl.
Troy Kent Lawrence was born Oct. 14, 1963 at Des Moines, and graduated from Prairie Community High School. He attended Iowa Central Community College in the welding program. Troy was united in marriage to Linda Buske on March 2, 1998. He was employed at the Gowrie Municipal Utilities. Troy served on the board of the Wheels of Gowrie Youth Center, the Gowrie Fire Dept., Lost Grove Wrestling Club, and 5th and 6th grade football coach.