Lawrence “Larry” A. Twiss was born in Centralia, Washington. He lived in Lewis County all his life. He worked on his family farm and went to school at an Adventist school until high school, when he attended W.F. West. That’s where he met his wife of 30 years, Jayne (DeBow) Twiss- Allmer. They later divorced. Through his life he had a passion for his first real job as a timber faller. He took great pride in that. Other activities he enjoyed were spending time with his family and friends and going camping and fishing.
He also had a great interest in motors and fixing automobiles. His talents were amazing, among them rockhounding, auto repair, camping, campfires, and barbecues. After his disability from the woods, he was at his home tinkering on many projects that kept him busy. His children were a great interest in his life.
He was preceeded in death by his parents A.R. and Betty Twiss. His surviving grandchildren Jacie, Martin, Austin, Brooke, Hunter and Kole made his world light up. Larry was also survived by one daughter, Lisa, one son, Michael, and their spouses. His survivors also include two sisters, Irene and Patty, and brother, Ted.
A celebration of life will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Newaukum Grange. Come share your stories with us!