SSGT Peter Benton Lawlis

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SSGT Peter Benton Lawlis

Death 24 Sep 1979 (aged 61)
Burial Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
Plot Vespaland
Memorial ID 38173879 · View Source
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Peter Benton Lawlis was the son of Samuel Donnel & Maggie (Butler) Lawlis. He married Mae and they had three sons, Roger, Ron, and Leon.

Peter was a US Army veteran and crane operator for Colorado Fuel & Iron Corporation. One of his hobbies was baking, entering 4 cakes in the 1964 State Fair in Chicago, taking 3 Blue ribbons for his Deluxe Chocolate, German Chocolate, and White Silver King cakes and one Red ribbon for his yellow butternut cake. Peter never used recipes, he baked "his way". He baked the winning cakes one morning after working all night the night before operating a Crane.

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  • Maintained by: Scott Lawlis
  • Originally Created by: Cindy
  • Added: 10 Jun 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 38173879
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Peter Benton Lawlis (22 Jun 1918–24 Sep 1979), Find a Grave Memorial no. 38173879, citing Imperial Memorial Gardens, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Scott Lawlis (contributor 46830770) .