Lawrence E. Howard, 97, of Lindsborg, passed away Oct. 16, 2017. He was born April 27, 1920, in Vliets, the son of B. Otis and Mary Howard.

He worked as a sales clerk and bookkeeper for Green’s Appliance for many years and later for Sterling Drug and Femco, all of McPherson.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents; and daughter, Mary Dinkel.

He is survived by his wife, Cleo; son, Gary Howard (Sue); daughters, Donna Patrick (Laurel) and Kathy Hill (Andy); brother, Richard Howard; sister, Maxine Nelson; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Lawrence requested cremation and no services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be given to Bethany Home and may be left in care of Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth St, Salina, KS, 67401.