January 24, 2008

(4/15/1937 - 12/8/2007)

SFC Lawrence W. Daugherty, USA (Ret.), 70, a resident of Fountain, IA, since 1971, passed away on December 8, 2007, at the Odyssey House Hospice in Colorado Springs, CO.

He was retired from the United States Army and from Fountain Fort Carson School District 8, having served as its Board President.

Lawrence Weston Daugherty was born on April 15, 1937 in Memphis, MO to the late Weston and Daisy (Lawrence) Daugherty.

He was a graduate of Blakesburg High School and attended the University of Iowa.

He is survived by his loving wife, Imogene Stephens Phelps of Widefield, IA; his children, Mike (Julie) Daugherty, Cindy Daugherty, Teresa Martin, Cindy Phelps, Wanda Abramson, Lisa Rubick and Dock (Lynn) Phelps III. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Joan (Bob) Jensen, Jenice Jahns, Curtis (Carolyn) Daugherty, Jim (Sharon) Daugherty and Demma Ludwig. He had 15 grandchildren, Nicholas, Seth, Hannah and Emily Daugherty, Rayne and Shayne Hulce, Frank Sanchez, C.J. Martin, Dock IV (Cori), Shawnalyn and Gene Phelps, Amanda Abramson, Brittany Rubick and Angel McNulty; and his great-grandchildren, Dock V and Kalib Phelps.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his son, Mike Phelps; his parents; his sisters, June Murray and Juanita Adamson.

He enjoyed fishing, crossword puzzles, computers and his two Yorkies.

Funeral services with Army Honors was held December 14, 2007 at the Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel of Roses. Private interment was held at Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1445 N. Union Boulevard, Suite B100, Colorado Springs, CO 80909.

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