In Memory of



Obituary for Ken Lawrence

Lawrence, Ken:

Passed away on November 12, 2023 at Freeport Hospital at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of Doreen Lawrence for 61 years.
Predeceased by his son Kenny Lawrence (2018).
Loving Dad of Holly (the late Bill Koebel 2022).

Dear Grandpa of Joel, Ashley, Zack, Logan and Kyra and G-Pa to Deegan.

He is also missed by his furbaby Cruise.

Ken is a loving brother, cherished brother-in-law and loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Throughout Ken's life he enjoyed his work as a heavy machine operator and mentored many people along the way. He was a longstanding employee of E&E Seegmiller Construction and Ersman Construction for 30+ years.

Ken's family will receive relatives and friends from 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. A memorial will follow the visitation at 3:00 PM. For those unable to attend, a livestream of the service can be viewed at All are welcome for a reception to follow.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Grand River Hospital Foundation-Freeport Site would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).

Visit for Ken's memorial.