LARRY J. DEURLOO

August 10, 1941 — May 24, 2021

TOMAH - Larry J. Deurloo, 79 of Tomah, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021 at his home. He was born on August 10, 1941 in La Crosse, WI.

He was a member of the Sparta High School graduating Class of 1959. After graduation, Larry attended college and enlisted into the United States Navy where he proudly served his country.

During his time in the military, Larry had the opportunity to travel the country but found his way home and on one of the luckiest car rides of his life, he met the love of his life, Sandra J. Aldrich. They were united in marriage on August 11, 1961 in Tomah. This year they would have celebrated 60 years of marriage. Together, Larry and Sandy moved their family to Madison and resided there for 45 years. During his time in Madison, Larry worked for 35 years for the United States Postal Service and for Brinks Security. After retirement, they returned to Tomah.

Earlier in life, Larry enjoyed golfing. He was an avid reader and a lover of all kinds of animals and in retirement, they enjoyed getting out with friends exploring antique shops and stores. Larry was a good person through and through. There was never any question about helping in time of need, he would just jump right in and help anyone.

He is survived by his wife of close to 60 years, Sandra of Tomah, daughters, Rae Lynn Hensiak of Madison and Renae (Tom) Dale of Oakdale, MN, grandchildren, Tyler Deurloo of Madison, Shayna Deurloo of Sioux City, IA, Jonathan Hensiak of Lake Mills, WI and Katy Dale of Hopkins, MN, great grandchildren, Liliana and Laela Murray both of Sioux City, IA, siblings, Jim Deurloo of Minooka, IL, Joyce Barr of Westminster, CA and Dixie Priestly of Dallas, TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter, and Lillian(Gran) Deurloo and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

A Committal Service will be held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 11:00 AM at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery, 401 Femrite Dr., Monona, WI 53716 with military honors. Pastor Stephen J. Zwettler will officiate.

Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Saturday, May 29, 2021 from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, 801 E. Monowau Street, Tomah.

Online condolence can be offered to the family by visiting www.sonnenburgfamilyfh.com

The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home

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