Larry Stockman, 64, Lime Springs

Larry Stockman, age 64, of Lime Springs, Iowa, died on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in La Crescent, Minn.

Larry Dean Stockman was born on September 4, 1947, the son of Rolland Perry and Rose Marie (Kimber) Stockman, in Preston, Minn. Larry attended country school and Crestwood High School in Cresco, Iowa. Larry served in the U.S. Marines in Twenty-Nine Palms, Calif., and then lived in Yucca Valley, Calif. He returned to live in Southeast Minnesota and Northeast Iowa, where he was “Jack of all Trades” and worked various jobs. The last four years, Larry had lived in Lime Springs. Larry enjoyed fishing, going to the races and was a “die-hard” Minnesota Viking fan. Larry was a member of the Lime Springs Methodist Church.

Larry is survived by his three sisters, Henrietta (Ronald) Engelhardt of Decorah, Iowa, Evelyn (Dale) Quam of Decorah and Carol Banks of Cresco; two brothers, Roger (Tina) Stockman of Yucca Valley and Marc (Maxine) Stockman of Lime Springs; along with many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews; also two uncles, Bob (Darlene) Kimber of Minneapolis, Minn. and Gail (Emogene) Kimber of Little Rock, Ark; and one aunt, Kathleen Powers of Cresco.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Rolland in 1967 and Rose in 1987; one sister, Bette McGinness in 2000; and one brother, Ronald Stockman in 2004 and Ronald’s wife, Carole, in 2009.

Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 22, 2011at Burr Oak Cemetery in Burr Oak, Iowa. Rev. Matt Larson officiated. Military rites were given by Helof – Holm VFW Chapter #1977 of Decorah, Iowa. Arrangements were by Schluter – Balik Funeral Home of Decorah.

 

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