Lawrence Amundson

Lawrence "Larry" Alvin Amundson, 69, of Vermillion, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 at his home in Vermillion.

Funeral mass was on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. John Fischer officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Vermillion following the service. Visitation was held on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 at St. Agnes Catholic Church from 5 to 6 p.m. with a rosary to begin at 6 p.m. and a wake service to follow.

Larry was born on Sept. 8, 1941 in Akron, IA to Burdette and Lillian (Millette) Amundson. He graduated from Vermillion High School. He worked as an auto mechanic and lived mostly in Vermillion. He also lived for some time in Colorado which he really enjoyed. Larry really liked to read and spend time with his dogs. Family was very important to Larry and he will be missed.

Larry is survived by his mother, Lillian Amundson; special friend, Jo Gaetze; son, Duane (Kate) Amundson; grandsons, Dan Amundson and Chris Amundson; granddaughters, Bridget Amundson, Michelle Amundson, Darrica Amundson and Jayda Amundson; brother, Dean Amundson; and sisters, Sally Gant, Ida Lou Horner, Judy Rasmussen and Sandy Amundson.

He is preceded in death by his father, Burdette Amundson; his son, Darrell Amundson; and his siblings, Bud Amundson, Arlys Gant and Arden Amundson.

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Iverson-Siecke-Kober Funeral Home, Vermillion is in charge of arrangements.

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