Lawrence Robert Woolworth married Nellie Sheets

Baby Photograph of Lawrence-10 months of age

Lawrence's Bride-to-be, Nellie May Sheets as a young girl

Ruby E. Woolworth & Nellie May Sheets (she became Mrs. Lawrence Woolworth)

The girls pictured in 1937 at South Ravine Park, Sioux City, Iowa


Lawrence was one of the son's of Robert & Leslie Woolworth.

Lawrence & wife, Nellie, photo taken on July 4, 1938



Lawrence relaxing in uniform -- 1943


Pvt. Lawrence R. Woolworth, serving with an infantry division, was wounded October 20, 1944, in Germany, his wife, who resides at 3516 Parkview boulevard, has been informed in a telegram from the War Department.

Pvt. Woolworth entered service in March, 1944, and went overseas in September, 1944.  He is in a hospital in Paris, according to the telegram.

~Unknown newspaper source, issue dated 11/12/1944


Children of Lawrence and Nellie Woolworth:

Genice LaVonne Woolworth (Wagner)
Larry Dean Woolworth
Richard Lynn Woolworth 1944-1993
Ronald Robert Woolworth
Michael Lon Woolworth 1951-1994

Lawrence Robert Woolworth
b. 28 Oct 1915, James, Iowa
d. 22 Sep 1993, Sioux City, Iowa

His Obituary Link


Nellie Sheets Woolworth
b. 16 May 1918, Luton, Iowa
d. 23 Mar 2001, Sioux City, Iowa

Her Obituary Link


**Family information and photos submitted by family descendant, Colleen Foote






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