Funeral services were held Friday, May 11, 2007, at Turner Funeral Home of Spirit Lake. Rev. David Lincoln officiated the service.
Pallbearers were Dan Mills, Don Mills, David Mills, Troy Mills, Darin Mills and Scott Miller.
Interment took place at Silver Lake Cemetery of Lake Park.
Lawrence was born on May 5, 1918, to Don and Edna Mills in Milford. He married Olive Goodell on Dec. 10, 1939, and they lived and farmed in Dickenson County for over 65 years. He loved his church and was a faithful member of the Spencer Seventh Day Adventist Church.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Olive; sister, Mereb Mills; and grandson, Travis Mills.
Lawrence is survived by three children: son, Dwight Mills and wife, Donna of Ankeny, son, Lowell Mills and wife, Sue of Avon Park, Fla., and daughter, Janice Miller of Brunswick, Maine; brother, Leonard Mills of California; 10 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.