Mass of Christian Burial for David Gerard Butell, 44, Lawrence will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at St. Johns the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. He died September 14, 2012 at his home in Lawrence.
He was born September 13, 1968 in Kansas City, KS the son of James and Barbara (Lesch) Butell.
He graduated in 1987 from Lawrence High School and worked with his father on the family farm.
He married Lorrie Jean Higgins on September 12, 1997 in Lawrence, Kansas. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include sons, Austin James and Aaron Joseph of the home; his parents, James and Barbara Butell of Lawrence; two brothers, Greg Butell of Kansas City, MO; Mike Butell of Nashville, TN. He was preceded in death by his brother, Christopher Butell in 1962.
A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 with a visitation to follow until 8:30 p.m. at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
The family suggests memorials in his name to Visiting Nurses Hospice Care and may be sent in care of the mortuary.