Thea A. Lawrence, 86, of LaFarge passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the Meadow in Spring Green. Thea was born July 16th, 1928 the daughter of Nils and Ellen (Miller) Fosdal, one of eleven children. Thea was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart Lavern W. Lawrence on December 5th 1948, an inseparable union which lasted nearly 65 years until Lavern’s passing in November of 2013. Thea and Lavern’s marriage was blessed with six children: Susan, Lon, Julie, Kevin, Brian, and Deanna. Thea loved all children and provided in home daycare for over 40 years. By far the greatest joy in Thea’s life was her family. A devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother she will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

Thea is survived by her six children: Susan (Jerry) Walcott of Mountain Home, AK, Lon (Mary) Lawrence of Carlsbad, NM , Julie Marshall, Kevin L. Lawrence (special friend Sonya Junk), Brian (Hiedi) Lawrence, Deanna McCarthy; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren. other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Seland Huston Funeral Home, 203 North State Street in La Farge. Burial will follow in the Bear Creek Cemetery. Friends may call at the Seland Huston Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at 1:00 PM. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the Lawrence family. Online condolences may be made at prattfuneralservice.com