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Lawrence W. & Margaret R. Underwood

Thursday, March 26, 2009

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Lawrence W. and Margaret R. Underwood, of Linton, both entered eternal life on Thursday, March 26, 2009.

Margaret died at 3:27 a.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Lawrence died 10:34 a.m. at Glenburn Home in Linton.

Lawrence was born in Dana on April 2, 1927, the son of Edwin W. and Floy Ethel (Owens) Underwood.

He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He retired from Coca-Cola. He was a member of the Pleasantville United Methodist Church and the Montezuma Masonic Lodge #89.

Margaret was born in Chicago, IL on August 16, 1931, the daughter of Max and Anna (Maurer) Allgower.

She worked at JC Penny in Linton, and retired from Coca-Cola in Linton. She was a member of the Pleasantville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include their children, Lisa Rupska of Linton and Eric Erdmann of Mooresville, NC; grandchildren, Brandon W. Erdmann, Jessica (Andy) Bright, Dylan and Dane Rupska; and a great-grandson, Jack Bright. Lawrence is also survived by two daughters from a previous marriage; and a sister, Eileen Hickman of Walla Walla, Wash.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents and his deceased wife, Betty Jean Underwood. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Wayne Erdmann, and a sister, Marianne O'Haver.

Lawrence and Margaret's funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, March 30 at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton. Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemetery in Linton with military graveside rites conducted for Lawrence by the American Legion Post #22 of Linton.

Their visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Pleasantville United Methodist Church through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent to www.welchcornett.com.