Ken Lawyer was born on April 25, 1942, in Yuba City, Calif.
When he retired from the maintenance department of Yuba City School District, Ken traveled. He fell in love with Northwest Montana and decided to make this his home.
He spent his summers as camp host at Therriault Lakes. He died on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and was buried on Friday, Feb. 15, at the Fortine/Trego cemetery.
He is survived by one son, Bryan and family in California and his long time best friend, Mike Jenkins in Libby.
Ken leaves many friends in California and Montana. He was especially grateful for his neighbors Jan Washburn and Bob Wuebler, who were his caretakers in his final weeks.