Lawrence E. King

Byron Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, March 26, 1938
Date of Death:
Saturday, July 6, 2024
Age:
86 years old

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Date: Saturday July 13, 2024
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Byron Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, March 26, 1938
Date of Death:
Saturday, July 6, 2024
Age:
86 years old
Byron Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, March 26, 1938
Date of Death:
Saturday, July 6, 2024
Age:
86 years old

Lawrence E. King

Lawrence (Larry) Eugene King passed away peacefully on July 6, 2024, at the age of 86 in Rochester, MN. He was born on March 26, 1938, to Albert and Margaret (Maggie) King of Racine, MN, and was the oldest of 5 children, Albert Dale, Marlys Anderson, Darrol King, and Carol Aswegan.  

Larry attended grade school in Racine, MN, and graduated from Stewartville High School. He joined the Air Force in June of 1955, serving his country as an airplane mechanic and refueler.

In 1958 he met Sonja Gail Iverson of Hayfield MN, and they married on August 14,1959 and were married for 65 years. They had three children, Mark King, Chris Kurtz, and David King. Larry worked for Water Instruments and later transferred to their Raleigh NC location. The worked for Cramer Electronics in Milwaukee, WI., and then moved back to the Rochester area in 1974 to work for Electro Assembles until retirement.

In retirement, Larry and Sonja enjoyed traveling, showing horses, camping, riding ATVs, and most of all, his family, and pets. He loved farm life (35 years) with his horses, dogs, and cats, most cherished were Buddy and Martha.Larry is survived by his wife Sonja, children Mark King(Sandy Kuseth), Chris Kurtz (Dale), and David King (Jody Radke), siblings Marlys Anderson, Darrol King(Judy), and Carol Aswegan (Marlow), grandchildren Travis Kurtz (Cat), Cassy Koch (Luke), Trevor Kurtz (Marisa Yennie), and Tyler King (Jamie), and great-grandchildren Ryan, Christian, Madison, Aydan, Noah, and Madison.

He was preceded in death by his parents and infant brother.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a local VFW/American Legion or organization of your choice in Larry’s memory.

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Sonja and family so very sorry for your loss   Thinking of you with love and prayers  Aunt Bernice King  John  Annette  Michael  Sandra  Paula 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

We will miss uncle Larry very much. He always had something funny to say and I will always remember our family gatherings at the farm growing up. RIP Larry. Deepest condolences to Sonja and family.