Larry Roeder

Aug. 27, 1930-Oct. 22, 2013

MARSHALL – Services for Larry Roeder, 83, are at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the Hamilton Funeral Home and will continue at the church on Saturday, one hour prior to service. Burial will be in the Knollwood Memorial Garden Cemetery in Fergus Falls.

He died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at his residence in Marshall after a short battle with cancer.

Larry Armand, the son of Herman and Irma (Madenwald) Roeder was born in Hawkinson, N.D. on Aug. 27, 1930. He was baptized and confirmed at Emmanuel Church of Christ. Larry attended school and graduated from Hankinson High School 1948. He continued his education at Wahpeton State School of Science.

On Sept. 3, 1957, Larry was united in marriage to Shirley Tenney in Watertown, S.D. They were blessed with three children: Nancy, Michael and Patti. Larry worked as an accountant for O’Connell Ford, Southwest Ford and Taylor Lumber. His enjoyments were bowling, golfing at the Cottonwood Country Club, playing cards and card games with his family and “Snowbirding” for seven years in Edinburg, Texas. Larry was a devout Christian and loved his family very much.

Larry will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Shirley of Marshall; three children, Nancy Mickelson of Arlington, Texas, Michael Roeder of Union City, Calif. and Patti Smith of Sioux Falls, S.D.; four grandchildren, David Mickelson, Lisa Parker, and Joshua and Bradley Smith; three great-grandchildren, Izabella Mickelson, Macy Parker and Lydia Smith; sister, Delores Madenwald of Hankinson, N.D.; brother, Orville Roeder of Walla Walla, Wash.; and many other relatives and friends.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Rolland, Willmer, Duane and Clifford; and sister, Leona Vedder.

Larry was an active member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Marshall.

Blessed be the memory of Larry Roeder.

Hamilton Funeral Home