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Wayne W. Lawler
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Obituary for Wayne W. Lawler

Wayne W. “Bud” Lawler, a resident of Cissna Park, formerly of Plainfield, passed away on February 3, 2018 in Joliet, IL at the age of 77. He was born June 26, 1940 in Grafton, WV.

Bud is survived by his wife of 29 years Grace Lawler nee Frazier; children Douglas (Kristin) Lawler, Katrina (Ralph) Schwab, James (Holly) Lawler, Julie (Robert) Dyer, and Waynette Holmes; grandfather of 19; great grandfather of 9; his sister Loretta (the late Bernard) Martin; numerous nieces and nephews; close friends Jami, John, and Shiela.

He is preceded in death by his parents Pauline and Leland Lawler; brother Leland “Lee” Lawler; grandson Steven Higgins.

Bud spent the majority of his career as a dedicated employee of Kerr/Ball Glass where he worked for many years. He also was a police officer for the Shorewood Police Department. Bud was an avid Chicago sports fan, especially the Cubs, who was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Family and friends to gather Wednesday, February 7 for visitation 4:00-8:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 15219 S. Joliet St. Plainfield, IL 60544. Funeral Services will be Thursday, February 8 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home.

Interment Plainfield Township Cemetery.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Bud’s memory, donations to the Wounded Warriors Project 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300 Jacksonville, Florida 32256.

For more information, please visit www.overman or call (815)439-9221.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544





10:00 AM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Cemetery Details


Plainfield Township Cemetery

15408 South Joliet Road
Plainfield, IL 60544

Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warriors Project

4899 Belfort Road
Suite 300
Jacksonville, Florida 32256

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