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Zelda J. Lawson

Zelda J. Lawson, 74, of Cavalier, ND passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital, Cavalier, ND. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Walhalla Lutheran Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation for one hour before the time of services.

Zelda J. Bennett was born November 25, 1943 at Langdon, ND to Peter and Edith (Hiller) Bennett. She grew up in the Vang area and graduated from Walhalla High School. On December 18, 1964, she married Richard Lawson at the Walhalla Lutheran Church. After their marriage they lived in the Concrete area. She worked at the PAR Site-Cavalier Air Force station in security and later as BX Manager. Zelda also worked at the Walhalla Inn.

She is survived by her husband, Dick; children: Scott Murphy (Cathy) Lawson, Homosassa, FL, Roy (Shirley) Lawson, Warren, MN, Nancy (Marc) Clement, Mound, MN, Gary Lawson, Cavalier, ND; 15 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; sisters: Frances Seeley, Evoynel Berg, Imogene (Gerald) Helle, Norma (Ron) Storey, Gayle (Brad) Gendron; brothers: Emmett (Emma) Bennett, Manley (Mary) Bennett, Steven (Vicki) Bennett.

Preceding her in death were her parents and brother, Howard.

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So sorry to hear of your loss! She was a terrific lady and will never be forgotten! My prayers are with and for the family!

Jay Paddden Jul 5 2018 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time. So sorry for your loss.

Cindy (Fields) Cluchie Jul 3 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss. I am planning to attend the service Friday.

Lauri Bennett Jul 3 2018 12:00 AM

I enjoyed knowing Zelda. She was a women of courage during her illness, and always had a smile. May the good memories of Zelda give her loved ones comfort.

Rita Vaughn Jul 3 2018 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry for your loss. May the Lord bring you comfort to all the family in this time of need. Roxie Horsley

roxie horsley Jul 2 2018 12:00 AM

Prayers to the family! Gary I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing, as we were just talking last week! My condolences my friend I'm here if you need anything

Misty Ouellette Jul 2 2018 12:00 AM

Dick,Gary and family. so sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed visiting with Zelda. She was such a kind person. Love and prayers Jan and Ed Hurley

jan hurley Jul 2 2018 12:00 AM

Dick & Family, We so very sorry to hear of the passing of Zelda. Always such a hard worker and always a smile on her face when a person seen here. May the memories help comfort you as well as all who surround you at this sad and difficult time. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Don & Michelle (Hardy) Murray

Don & Michelle (Hardy) Murray Jul 2 2018 12:00 AM

Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. May God be your comfort.

Valorie Letkeman Jul 2 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Zelda's death. I was in high school at the same time as she, and graduated with her sister, Evoynel. My sympathy to all the family, but particularly to Evoynel, who is a good friend.

Myrna Bietz Jul 2 2018 12:00 AM

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