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Karoline M. Lawrence

September 29, 1931 — October 29, 2023


Karoline M Lawrence, 92, Algoma, formerly of Milwaukee, a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on October 29, 2023. She was born on September 29, 1931, in Milwaukee, WI, to the late John and Katherine (Dettl) Bernhardt. She married Valentine Lawrence on January 31, 1953. He preceded her in death in 2012.

Karoline loved the Lord and was known for her devout faith. In addition to her strong faith, Karoline had a passion for knitting. She had an unwavering love for her family and her joy for life will forever be cherished.

She is survived by her son, Jeffrey (Tina) Lawrence; grandson, Eric (Victoria) Lawrence; and great-grandson, Shawn Lawrence; a special niece, Beth Bernhardt; as well as by Michael (Mary Beth) Pyter, dear and ever helpful family friends.

A continual celebration of her life and memories will go on and on, as her spirit remains alive in the hearts of those she loved. She will be dearly missed and forever remembered for her kind spirit, unwavering faith, and love for her family.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Bellin Hospital and Unity Hospice for their exceptional, compassionate care during Karoline's final days. God Bless You!

She will be laid to rest at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Milwaukee. Kinnard Funeral & Cremation Services – Algoma, is assisting the family. You may share condolence messages online at

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