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Richard Joseph Lawens

December 10, 1952 ~ May 15, 2019 (age 66)

Richard Joseph "Rick" Lawens, age 66, of Edmore, passed away Wednesday morning, May 15, 2019 in Belding under the loving care of family, friends, and Spectrum Health Hospice.

The son of Richard Francis & Helen Loretta (Parmalee) Lawens, he was born on December 10, 1952 in Mt. Pleasant and had worked as a truck driver.  Rick enjoyed golfing, hiking, and reading.

Surviving are his parents, Richard F. & Helen Lawens of Six Lakes;  a brother, Tim & Louann Lawens of Stanton;  four sisters, Catherine Sower of Six Lakes, Robin & Larry Taylor of Norton Shores, Rose Simones of Six Lakes, and Lucinda & Dennis Lyles of Rothbury;  special friends, Mike & Donna Johnson of Belding -- who graciously opened their home to Rick and were his caregivers in his final illness;  and several nieces and nephews.

Honoring his wishes, private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Rick's online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: 

Arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.

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