FOND DU LAC, Wis. - Corey A. Lawson, 24, of Fond du Lac, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 25, 2014.
He was born on Sept. 13, 1989, in Edina, Minn ., and two months later, he became a part of David and Paula Lawson's family.
Corey graduated from Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood, Mich. He attended Gogebic Community College in Ironwood and the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac. He served for a brief time in the United States Army and returned to Fond du Lac and worked at various jobs.
Corey loved life and family and had a passion for sports and the outdoors. He will be missed by so many. His engaging smile, encouraging words and bright blue eyes charmed all who knew him. God bless and keep you, for you will be forever in our hearts and minds.
He is survived by his parents, David and Paula, of Fond du Lac; a brother, Matt, and sister-in-law, Bobbi Jo, of Ironwood; his grandmother, Ann Lawson, of Fond du Lac; his grandparents, Arden and Betty Severson, of Cokato, Minn .; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Willis "Bill" Lawson.
A memorial gathering will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, at Mach Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 31 E. Division St ., Fond du Lac.
There will be a family funeral service at a later date in Minnesota.
Mach Funeral Chapel and Crematory is serving the family. Visit machfuneralchapel.com for more information.