OBITUARY

Larry D. Doran

April 28, 1940March 10, 2018

Larry Doran, 77, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. A funeral mass will be held at 12 Noon Friday, March 16, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines with visitation from 11 a.m. until service time at the church. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Larry was born April 28, 1940, in Des Moines to Cecil and Ruth (Edgington) Doran. He was a lifelong resident of the Des Moines area. Larry graduated from Dowling in 1958 and following graduation went on to work as a Yard Office Supervisor for Rock Island, Chicago, Northwestern, and Iowa Interstate Railroads. Larry served in the Iowa Air Guard from 1958 to 1964. He was a simple man that loved his family, golf, and the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Larry is survived by his sister, Elaine Hallett; niece, Robyn (John) LaRandeau; nephew, Todd (Beth) Hallett; great nieces and nephews, Morgan, Nathan, Ben, Ellie, Sophie, Emma, Katie, and Gracie. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Don Hallett; and nephew, Eric Hallett.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family for a future designation.

  • FAMILY

  • Larry is survived by his sister, Elaine Hallett; niece, Robyn (John) LaRandeau; nephew, Todd (Beth) Hallett; great nieces and nephews, Morgan, Nathan, Ben, Ellie, Sophie, Emma, Katie, and Gracie. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Don Hallett; and nephew, Eric Hallett.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Todd Hallett, Active
  • Randy Wheeler, Active
  • Ben Hallett, Active
  • Nathan LaRandeau, Active
  • Doran Schrader, Active
  • Francis Grochala, Active
  • Bill Curoe, Honorary
  • Ron Bagby, Honorary
  • Larry Benedict, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Friday, March 16, 2018
REMEMBERING

Larry D. Doran

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