Burial will be in the Barnard Cemetery in Barnard, Mo. at a later date.
Larry passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at the Baum-Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar after being stricken at the Primghar Golf and Country Club while golfing.
Larry, the son of Delmar and Arlene (Hammon) Bare, was born March 26, 1937, in Barnard, Mo. He received his education and graduated from Barnard High School. He went on to attend William Jewel College in Missouri. On Nov. 10, 1970, he was united in marriage to Janice (Smith) Hughes in St. Joseph, Mo. After their marriage the couple lived in St. Joseph, before coming to Sioux City in 1974, where he was a hog buyer. The couple moved to Primghar in 1978, and he was employed by John Morrell as a hog buyer. He retired from John Morrell in 1997. The past several summers, he had been working for O'Brien County.
He was preceded in death by a son, Mitchell and his parents.
Larry is survived by his wife, Janice of Primghar; two sons: Mike Bare of Graham, Mo. and Troy Bare of Carlsbad, Calif.; three daughters: Tammy Ridler and her husband, Mike of Graham, Mo.; Kristie Richards and her husband, Tommy of Marshall, Mo. and Shelley Brichta of Spencer; twelve grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Linda Bond living in Kansas.
Arrangements are under the care of the Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home of Primghar.