Lawrence A. Meis, Jr., 62, Wichita, passed away Friday, March 28, 2014

Lawrence A. Meis, Jr., 62, of Wichita, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Wichita.

Celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014, with the family receiving relatives and friends from 10 - 11 a.m., both at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Cremation will precede the service.

Lawrence was born on Oct.18, 1951 in Ft. Riley, Kan. the son of Lawrence A. Sr. and Mildred I. (Huber) Meis. He graduated from Wakeeney High School and served in the United States Navy. Lawrence worked in aircraft engineering. He enjoyed being in a band playing the guitar, drums and trumpet and writing songs. Lawrence also liked attending the Vietnam Reunion and Harleys, but especially loved spending time with his nieces and nephews.

He leaves: his brothers, James (Linda) Meis of El Dorado, Jack Meis of Kansas City, Mo., Andrew Meis and Christina Reyes of El Dorado; sisters, Linda Meis Sanders of Merritt, NC, Kristina “Tina” Meis and Louis McCluer of El Dorado, Geraldine (Dusty) Fulk of Ness City, Kan.; wife, Sharon Mitchell of Wichita; many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

His parents and niece, Crystal Sanders preceded Lawrence in death.

Memorial in his memory is to help with funeral expenses established with Carlson Funeral Home. Condolences for the family can be sent to