|Larry R. Daberkow|
Sept. 1, 1940-Dec. 14, 2013
Larry R. Daberkow, 73, Wisconsin Rapids, died unexpectedly at his residence on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 20 at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Wisconsin Rapids. Rev. Brian Roehrborn will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Bancroft. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the time of services on Friday at the funeral home.
Larry was born Sept. 1, 1940 in Bancroft to Fred A. and Agnes M. (Waller) Daberkow. He married Joanne A. Graichen on Sept. 24, 1966 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Almond.
Larry served his country in the United States Army from 1963-1965. He worked for Nekoosa Edwards Paper Company, later Great Northern and Georgia Pacific in Port Edwards as an accounting clerk.
Larry was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Almond. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending time with Joanne at their cottage on Little Arbor Vitae Lake in Minocqua. In his younger years, he played softball and pool for various teams in the surrounding area.
Larry is survived by his wife: Joanne, Wisconsin Rapids; brother: Ronald Daberkow, Stevens Point; sister: Joyce Daberkow, Stevens Point; sister-in-law: Betty Daberkow, Bancroft; nephews: Rick Daberkow, Wild Rose; and Bob (Judy) Daberkow, Sebastian, FL; niece: Susan (Stan) Holm, Buckeye, AZ; step-niece and nephew: Heather Bielen and Travis Bielen; and grandnieces and nephews: Brianne (Chris) Kotolski, Gwen, Jack, and Grace Daberkow, and Hannah and Karyna Holm; and great niece and nephew: Shaylyn and Quin Kotolski.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Leland; infant brother: James; his father-in-law and mother-in-law: Carl and Alta Graichen; and a very good friend: Eugene (Zeke) Hartman.
Larry’s family would like to thank the Grand Rapids Police Department and United Emergency Medical Response for their quick response, efforts to save Larry’s life, and for being at Joanne’s side during this most difficult time.