Information for Larry A. Abbott
1 March, 1953 - 17 August, 1995
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
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Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Larry A. Abbott, 42, of Meridian, died Thursday, August 17,
1995, at a Boise hospital after an extensive battle with
cancer. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m.
Monday, August 21, 1995, at the Roswell Cemetery, Roswell,
Idaho. Reverend Steve Evans of the Franklin Community
Church will officiate. Family and friends are asked to
meet at the cemetery. After the service, all are invited
to a dinner at the Roswell Presbyterian. Church.
Larry was born March 1, 1953, at
Caldwell, Idaho, the son of Norman and Katherine Corder
Abbott. The first few years of his life were spent in
the Roswell Community near Parma. He moved with his
family in 1963 to Meridian, graduating in 1972 from Meridian
High School. Larry furthered his education at the
University of Idaho, graduating in 1975 with a degree in
For the past 19 years, Larry was employed by Producers
Supply Co-Op of Nampa. At the time of his death, he was
office manager at Producer's Supply East.
Larry raised registered Hampshire swine for almost 30
years, developing one of the better purebred hers in the
Northwest. He was actively involved in the Idaho Pork
Producers Association. With his swine heard, he provided
many 4-H and FFA project animals and was a supporter of the
Canyon County Fair.
Larry enjoyed being with people. He found great
enjoyment steelhead fishing and white water rafting with his
friends and co-workers. In May, he fulfilled one of his
dreams by taking the Inland Passage Alaskan Cruise He
also enjoyed cooking and became a very good home chief
A special thanks to Producers Supply managers and
co-workers for all their support during Larry' illness.
Thanks also to Dr. Carolyn Collins and her staff at St.
Alphonsus hospital, for their care and sensitivity.
Larry was loved and will be greatly missed by his
parents Norman and Katherine, his sister and brother-in-law
Dolores and Laverne Sager and the two nieces he loved so much,
Loridee and Valerie Sager. Other survivors include
numerous uncles, aunts and cousins. He was preceded in
death by his grandparents, two uncles and one aunt.
Flowers are welcomed or donations may be made to the
Life' Door Hospice at 1111 South Orchard, Suite 209A, Boise,
Idaho 83705, or your nearest hospice center.