Memorial website in the memory of your loved one
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one John Lawder who was born in Campbell Hill, Illinois on May 25, 1926 and passed away on November 18, 2009 at the age of 83. He will forever be in our hearts.
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Family Tree
Tributes and Condolences
Friend/former dept. employee   / Pat Warmboe/Wordsworth (friend)
I was saddened to hear of John's passing. Love to Lyn Debbie and John. You are in my prayers.
My Tribute and Recollections   / Bob Brooks (Co-worker)
John was the finest man I have ever worked for or with. We were on projects from the Whale Rock Dam to the Oroville Dam. He conveyed a sense of confidence to those who worked with him. This made the jobs and outcomes come to successful conclusion. He...  Continue >>
Retired-DWR  / Al Castronovo (Co-Worker, friend )
I first met John at Oroville in 1962 and our paths in Water Resources and crossed many times in the following 38 years. His contributions to the construction of the State Water Project were exemplary.

John’s ability to deal with adv...  Continue >>
John Lawder   / Vivian &. Bill Oliver (Co-worker and friend )
John and Lyn have been our very good friends for many years and we really hated to see them move to Oregon. As it turned out that move was very good for them as Debbie has been able to be there for her dad and mother.
When we visited them in Apr...  Continue >>
To John & Debbie   / Mike Parker (friend)
I'm so sorry for your recent loss. I wish I could thank your Mom & Dad for allowing me to enter your lives those many years ago in Bakersfield. I hope they knew how much I thought of them and their two children. I rode a Jeep over the T...  Continue >>
DWR senior project engineer  / Dack O'Rourke (DWR staff )    Read >>
John Remembered  / Frank &. Joni Lombard (friends)    Read >>
Memories of a great man  / Dyanna Smith (State Employee )    Read >>
Mr. / Sonny Fong (Friend and mentee )    Read >>
A life well lived  / Faith Lawder (Daughter-in-law)    Read >>
Heatfelt Sympathies  / Jack Norhtrup (Frend)    Read >>
Sincere Sympathies  / Dairus Eason (Co-worker)    Read >>
Tribute To A Friend  / Fleming (Corky) Peek (Friend)    Read >>
John Lawder one of the quiet, great, men.  / Allan Enderle (friend)    Read >>
A small tribute  / Linton Brown (co-worker)    Read >>
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