Larry McCormick, 80, of Olin passed away at St. Luke’s Hospice on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019.

A funeral service was held on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Lahey and Dawson Funeral Home in Olin at 11 a.m. A visitation was held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Lahey and Dawson Funeral Home before the service. Burial will be held at a later date at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery in rural Monticello.

Larry Leroy was born on June 5, 1939, in Iowa City to Leroy and Della (Meade) McCormick. He married Velda Christiansen, the love of his life. He served honorably and faithfully in the United States Army from 1964 to 1968.

He did farm work and construction work through the years. Larry was a member of Ducks Unlimited in Jones County. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and to ride on his Harley.

Those left to cherish his memories are his son, Rodney McCormick of Olin; daughter, Rebecca McCormick of Cedar Rapids; and sister, Clorene Kray of Lisbon.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Velda; and brothers, Richard and Robert.

Memorials may be directed to the family in his honor.

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