Svendsen, Laurence John
April 22, 1931 – December 9, 2018
Age 87 of Lexington. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on December 9, 2018. Retired Carpenter and Parkside volunteer fire fighter of 23 years. Co-Founder of the R & L Golf Classic. Preceded in death by wife of 66 years, Phyllis, father Chester, mother Katherine, son-in-law Barry Engeldorf, and grandson Scott Engeldorf. Survived by children Bernadine “Bunny” Engeldorf, Pamela (Dave) Trail, Wendy (Jerry) Robbins, Steven, and Larry (Teri); grand children Vikki (Darren), Jennifer, Kristin (Peter), Travis, Alison, Matthew (Amy), Savannah (Josh), Daniel, Derek, and Drew; and 12 great grandchildren. The family wants to thank HealthEast Hospice for the care and friendship they gave Lars, especially Annie, Sue, Beth Laurie and Maureen. In lieu of gifts, request donations be made in his name to HealthEast Hospice. Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 3-7pm with a brief memorial being held at 4pm at Rosetown American Legion 700 County Road C W., Roseville, MN. 55113. (Published in the Pioneer Press on Dec. 13, 2018).