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Mitchell Dean Lawrence

Mitchell Dean Lawrence

October 31, 1960 - November 16, 2023

Mitchell Dean Lawrence, age 63, of Peever, SD journeyed to the Spirit World on November 16, 2023.

He was born on October 31, 1960 in Sisseton, SD the son of Levi and Loretta (Beaudreau) Lawrence.

Mitchell is known for his funny, crazy personality. His nieces and nephews were always so excited to visit him and auntie Lisa. There was so much warmth and laughter in the home and always GOOD FOOD! He had a nickname for each of his nieces and nephews.

He will be remembered for his soft and gentle spirit, he truly did have a good heart beyond words. His door was always open to many and he never turned anyone away that was in need, whether it was a listening ear or shoulder to cry on – he always had a way of putting a smile on your face and making you laugh. If anyone needed a place to stay, he always had a room open. His family, children and grandchildren were his world. Mitchell truly lived out the true meaning of FAMILY. Thank you, Uncle, for teaching us that!

Survived by sons Landon Lawrence, Jarrod Lawrence, Luke Lawrence, Austin Lawrence and Dustin Lawrence; eighteen grandchildren; brothers Floyd Beaudreau and Menard Beaudreau; sister Janice Lowey; other relatives and friends.

Funeral service for Mitchell Lawrence will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2023 at Nelson Community Center in Peever, SD at 11:00 AM. John Cloud will officiate. Interment with military rites will follow at the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Veterans Cemetery.

All night wake will be held on Tuesday, November 27th beginning at 7:00 PM at the Nelson Community Center in Peever, SD.

Honorary casket bearers will be Jason B & family,; Josh Keoke & family, Matt Keoke & family, Betty Christopherson, Cody & Sheila Huff, Christy Lee Jenson, Robert Keoke Jr., Patty Feather and the late Mandel Yankton, Robert Kohl, Sammy Lawrence, Willes Keoke, all friends and family.

Casket Bearers will be Landon Lawrence, Luke Lawrence, Jarrod Lawrence, Austin Lawrence, Dustin Lawrence, Erin Kiyukanpi, Eric Dumarce, Andre Lawrence, Marshall Loney and Glen German Jr.

All-night Visitation:

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 7:00 P.M.

Peever Community Center - Nelson Center

Peever, South Dakota

Funeral Service:

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 11:00 A.M.

Peever Community Center - Nelson Center

Peever, South Dakota

Interment:

Native Veteran's National Cemetery

Sisseton, South Dakota

 

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