Lawrance Lewis Hardman died at age 94 on August 3, 2021, in Lehi, Utah. He was born on January 4, 1927 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to LeRoy Christensen Hardman & Viola Annie Brown.
He married LaRae Patrick on June 6, 1947 in American Fork, Utah. Later sealed in the Salt Lake City Temple, April 22, 1955
Lawrance was best known for his service to family, friends, neighbors and country. He served on the USS R. W. Suesen (a destroyer) from 1945 to 1946. He was a extremely patriotic man and understood the price of Freedom. He loved woodworking and made many beautiful things for his family & others. He loved to fish, hunt and camp and the best memories some of his grandsons have are fishing with him. He was an avid gardener and shared his beautiful garden with everyone he loved. He was a true fix it man. Family and friends all benefited from him. He was able to do things for them that they didn’t know how to do for themselves.
He served in many callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, including Activity Chairman for many years. His activities will always be remembered by those that enjoyed them with him. He was Ward Clerk for many years.
He was chairman for Two Pleasant Grove Stake Rodeos and loved horses. He passed this love on to his daughters Annette & Pam and he often rode with them. He was known by all for his honesty, integrity, hard work and patience. He always provided for his family.
He was survived by his wife LaRae, Children: Bonnie (Steve) Sewell, Larry L. (Denice) Hardman, Richard Kim (Peggy) Hardman, Annette (Roger) Ostergaard, Pam (Kevin) Elkins, 17 grandchildren, 33+2 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. Also, a brother Don Hardman and sisters, LaRae Tranchell and Cleora Forbush.
He was proceeded in death by his parents and siblings, Isaac, Bill and Lee.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 6 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at the Anderson & Sons Lone Peak Chapel. 6141 West 11000 North, Highland. A viewing will be held prior from 12:45 to 1:45 pm. Interment at Highland City Cemetery. Please share a memory of Lawrance on his tribute wall.