Larry Mortensen

Larry Mortensen, 73, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at Sanford Vermillion Hospital.

Larry lived part of his younger life in Yankton and Los Angeles, CA.

He married Gloria (White) Mortensen on June 2, 1957 in Vermillion. Larry 's family consists of daughter Lori (Doug) Hammer, Vermillion, Craig (Amy), Fremont, NE, Jana (Kurt) Welch, Hannah, IN and Larry (Colleen), Loveland, CO. He and Gloria were blessed with seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Larry enjoyed many activities: spending time with family, camping, horseback riding, fishing, wood working and was a sketch artist. He especially loved music and playing his guitars. His many talents were passed on to family members and friends. He was a world-class baker.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor (Joe) Stelpflug and Woodrow W. Mortensen.

He is survived by his wife and children and one brother, Roger (Shirley) of Riverside, MO.

Memorial services for Larry were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 12 at Cornerstone Church in Vermillion.

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