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Lawrence F. Wren, 77

Lawrence F. Wren, age 77, of Mound, died Sunday Nov. 19, 2006 at Hennepin County Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 1, 1929 in Minneapolis, the son of Lawrence C. and Katherine (Pahl) Wren.

Lawrence was united in marriage to Marion E. Kirsch June 30, 1954 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in St. Bonifacius.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his wife, Marion; parents Lawrence and Katherine Wren; and mother-in-law and father-in-law Frances and James Kirsch.

He is survived by his children and spouses: Debra and Gerry Laumann of Mayer, Mike and Carol Wren of Waverly, Cheryl Wren of Mound, Lori Reinhardt of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., Steve Wren of Minnetrista, and Jeff and Lori Wren of Mound; grandchildren: Jennifer Laumann, Christine Wren, Brandon Wren, Aubrey Wren, Charlie Wren, Colin Reinhardt, Connor Reinhardt, Connor Wren, and Amanda Louftus; and great-granddaughter Nicole Condon.

He is further survived by sisters and brothers-in-law Harriet Harper of Louisville, Ky., Marge and Tom Driessen of Mound, and Paul and Gloria Wren of Mayer; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Florian and Ruth Kirsch of Mound, Ray and Clarice Kirsch, Gerald Kirsch, Linette Kirsch, all of St. Bonifacius; Delores Van Eyll of Waconia, and Fran and Larry Schuler of St. Bonifacius; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday Nov. 25 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Mound with the Rev. Stan Mader officiating. Interment was at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.

Casket bearers were Lawrence’s grandchildren: Brandon Wren, Christine Wren, Aubrey Wren, Charlie Wren, Jennifer Laumann, Connor Wren, Connor Reinhardt, and Colin Reinhardt.

Arrangements were by Johnson Funeral Waconia.

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