Lawrence Donais, 86

Lawrence D. Donais age 86, of Elk River, passed away peacefully on Dec. 16, 2012.

Preceded in death by his brothers Clarence, Bill, Henry, Clifford and Paul; sisters, Clementine, Melvina, Maymee, Ida and Stella.

Survived by his loving wife Ruth of 63 years; children Lawrence (Marty), Janet (Tom) Thiessen, Michael (Douglas Marth) and Paul; 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Also survived by his sisters Mabel, Mildred, Marjorie, Maryann and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Retired from Super Valu after 33 years of dedicated service. Lawrence’s family and grandchildren, as well as dancing, gardening and lawn care filled his life with pleasure.

Mass of Christian Burial 12:30 PM Wed., Dec. 19, 2012 at the Church of St. Andrew, 566 4th St. NW, Elk River. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass at church on Wed. Interment private. Memorials preferred. Arr Dare’s Funeral Home 763-441-1212