OBITUARY

Lawrence Anthony

July 31, 1934June 30, 2012

Lawrence “Larry” Anthony, 77, of Marengo died Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Northwoods Care Centre in Belvidere. He was born July 31, 1934 to Lloyd and Martha (Ritzert) Anthony. He served in the US Marines during the Korean War. On August 14, 1954 he married Gloria Foryes in Marengo. He worked for Arnold Engineering for many years until his retirement in 1991, then worked at Marengo Ridge Golf Club. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, working around the house and yard. He was a devoted family man and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Gloria; son Thomas (Kathleen) Anthony; granddaughters Kimberly (Rick) Olcott, Julie, Susan and Megan Anthony; great-grandsons Braden and Camden Olcott. He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter Susan Marie Anthony, siblings Bernard, Lloyd, Marcella, Donald, Richard, Herbert, Delores and Joyce. A memorial visitation will be from 4-8 pm on Thurs. July 5 at Marengo-Union Funeral Home, 505 E. Grant Hwy, Marengo. Visitation will continue from 10 am until the time of service at 11 am on Fri. July 6 at the funeral home. Cremation rites have been accorded. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the family to be established at a later date.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, July 5, 2012
  • Continued Visitation Friday, July 6, 2012
  • Memorial Service Friday, July 6, 2012
REMEMBERING

Lawrence Anthony

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TIM & SUSIE MINAKES

July 6, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Linda and Dane Dunn

July 4, 2012

We send our love and prayers to your family. Please accept our condolences.

July 4, 2012

Gloria, I am sorry to hear about Larry. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Maryanne (Lupo) McFarland and family

Larry & Barb Brown

July 3, 2012

Kim & Family, what a great loss - I remember bowling with Larry, what a great competitor and gentleman. I've missed his smiling face these past couple years, will be hard knowing that I won't get a chance to chat with him again...

Harry & Patty

July 3, 2012

We will always remember Larry's friendly wave from his driveway chair and it was a pleasure to be a neighbor. Our hearts and thoughts to Gloria and Family.

July 3, 2012

Gloria, We are very sorry for your great loss. Please know that we are thinking of you.

Bill and Barbara Brandt

July 3, 2012

Kim and family - we are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Kevin & Sandy O'Halleran

July 2, 2012

Gloria, and family,
what a special guy,
that Larry was. My sincere sympathy.
Nance L. Moore

Richard & Lynnea Schinske

July 2, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with at this time. God be with you!

July 2, 2012

Gloria,
So sorry to hear about Larry. We've known him for a very long time....he was a great guy.
Mitzi Wagner and Leslie Garman