Larry L. Lohrenz, 76, of Lincoln passed away at his home on Thursday, February 23, 2017.
Larry was born on August 8, 1940 in Lincoln, IL, the son of Stanley and Leona (Bentley) Lohrenz. Larry married his high school sweetheart, Karen Newman, on August 26, 1961 in Lincoln, IL, she survives.
Larry is also survived by his children; Eric Lohrenz, Todd (Lynn) Lohrenz, and Michelle (Glenn) Putnal; his brother, David (Sheila) Lohrenz; and his grandchildren, Courtney Lohrenz, Evan Lohrenz, MacKenzie Putnal, Glenn “Bro” Putnal, Cooper Putnal, and Mallory Putnal.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents and his twin sister, Linda Robinson.
Larry was a member of Holy Family Church in Lincoln. He was a carpenter by trade; he lived with his family for over 40 years in the house that he built. Larry retired from Logan Correctional Center as a carpenter. He had a true passion for woodworking; he enjoyed making many different pieces of furniture and loved all kinds of music. Larry also served as a member of the Carroll Catholic School Board.
Services for Larry will be held at 11:00A.M. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Holy Family Church in Lincoln, with Rev. Jeffrey Laible officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service (9:00-11:00A.M.) also at the church. Burial will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Lincoln following the service.
Memorial donations may be made in Larry’s name to Carroll Catholic School or Holy Family Parish. Services have been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.