Larry Edward Alexander

September 14, 1931December 29, 2012

Larry Edward Alexander was born on September 14, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Elzy and Ivy Alexander. He passed away on December 29, 2012 in Farmington Hills, Michigan at the age of 81.

Larry was preceded in death by his fist wife Betty, to whom he was married 22 years, and his second wife Virginia, to whom he was married 38 years. he is survived by his loving children Deborah Wrenn, Marlene (James) Kozlowski, Nancy (Larry Meeks) Alexander, and Lisa (Kevin) Alger, Kathleen (James) Bean, Mary Ellen (Phillip) McGovern, John (Barb) Martz and James (Rebecca) Martz. He was the beloved grandfather of 13 and great grandfather of 1. Larry is also survived by his dear sister Norma (the late James) Koslow. He was preceded in death by his brother William.

Larry's family will receive friends on Tuesday January 1, 2012 from 4 pm until the time of his service, 8 pm at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Rd. (east of Newburgh and I-275) in Livonia. He will be laid to rest at Acacia Park Cemetery in Beverly Hills, Michigan.

Larry's family suggests memorial donations to:

Alzheimer's Association


The American Heart Association

Donation envelopes are available at the funeral home for those who wish to make a donation by mail.



  • Visitation Tuesday, January 1, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 1, 2013


  • Burial

Larry Edward Alexander

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Nancy Wilson

January 1, 2013

To All, just wanted to say how sorry I am for your loss. I remember the first time Aunt Virginia stopped by our house in Detroit with Larry to introduce him to the family. They were so happy that day. And through all the years, whenever I saw them together, always devoted to each other in just the same way. With Deepest Sympathy & Love, Nancy

December 30, 2012

Dear Family, When I think of dad, I remember his sweet voice saying, I love you too, honey. Some years back I admired the pull out shelves he had built for mom in the Brooksville, Fl kitchen. He surprised me by builiding the same shelves for my kitchen. That was a truly great gift which just keeps on giving. Every day I open those shelves and think of him. He was a good father,and he was a good husband to mom for 39 years. They were a good team and saw each other through a lot of ups and downs. It is such a relief to know he is not suffering anymore. I will miss him. I cannot make the trip to Michigan so just know of my prayers and love for each one of you. May God bless you with his comfort and love as we grieve his loss together. With love in Christ, Kathleen

Nancy Alexander

December 30, 2012

Dad, you will always be in my heart. Your strength and courage will live on with all of your children. May you rest in peace.