Larry Barnes

Thursday, November 6, 2008
Larry Barnes

Funeral services for Larry Barnes, 53 of Spencer will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 7, 2008 at First Baptist Church in Spencer. Rev. Bart DeBoer will officiate the service.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the First Baptist Church in Spencer.

Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.

Larry passed away Monday, Nov. 3, 2008 at Avera-McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Larry Lynn Barnes born in Algona, Aug. 10, 1955 to his parents Dean and Lu Barnes. His early education was in Algona then later in Spencer. He graduated from Spencer High School in 1973.

Larry worked for Rolin Construction, Sully Trucking as a driver and a repairman for the trucks. He enjoyed living in Iowa City and attending classes at University of Iowa. Later he finished his courses in Biology in Upper Iowa University.

An unfortunate incident during an emergency spinal surgery and staph infection kept him in the hospital for many months. He moved back to Spencer to recover. All this kept him handicapped in walking and standing.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; and father, Dean.

Larry is survived by his mother, Lu Barnes; a brother, David and wife Mary; and a sister Ann Johannsen and her husband, Jess Johannsen.

Any donations maybe sent to Hospice of Northwest Iowa or First Baptist Church of Spencer.

Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of arrangements.