He was born in New London on July 6, 1947, son of the late Kenneth and Edna Mae (Baird) Grawvunder. On December 5, 1970, he was united in marriage to Ida Peterson. Larry was a dairy farmer in the Bear Creek and New London areas. He enjoyed meeting friends for coffee, traveling to Florida and most of all spending time with his grandchildren.
Larry is survived by his wife Ida; children, Debra (Kevin) Korth, New London; James Grawvunder (special friend, Jennifer), New London and Tracy (Ron) Tayek, New London; nine grandchildren: Heather (Mark), Chandler, Tori, Kiara, Kaeden, Emily, Lanson, Devin and Teagan; two great-grandchildren, Mason and Carson; a brother, Dale (Sandy) Grawvunder, Mt. Dora, FL. He is further survived by numerous other relatives and friends. His parents and in-laws, Lawrence (Leona) Peterson preceded him in death.
Funeral services for Larry will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, New London with Rev. Marcus Schulz officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening at Cline & Hanson Funeral Home from 4-7 p.m. and also at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in the Floral Hill Cemetery, New London. The Cline & Hanson Funeral Home in New London is serving the family. www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com