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NEWCASTLE, Neb. -- Larry Leon Martinson, 65, of Newcastle
battle with cancer on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, at a Sioux City
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Faith Lutheran Church in Maskell,
Neb., with Pastor Susan Urbanec officiating. Burial will be in Maskell
Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Sunday, with the family
present at 6 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Mohr Funeral Home
in Ponca, Neb.
Larry was born Oct. 8, 1939, at Dixon, Neb., the son of Harold and
Burnis (Bass) Martinson. He graduated from Ponca High School in 1957.
He entered the U.S. Army that year, serving two years with a tour in
He met and married Annamarie Earley in 1961 in Sioux City. To this
union were born three children: Brian, Cindy and Tom. The family moved
to Columbus, Neb., where Larry was cofounder and co-owner of M and O
Metals. They moved to the Newcastle area where Larry farmed and worked
for Terra in Newcastle. After farming, Larry worked at Wilson Trailer
until his retirement in 2002.
Larry was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Maskell. He was past
president of the Eagles Club in Columbus. He enjoyed camping, fishing
and spending time with his family and friends, especially his
Survivors include his wife, Annie; three children, Brian and his wife,
Karen, of Basehor, Kan., Cindy McIntyre of Newcastle and Tom and his
special friend, Tammy Palmer, of Correctionville, Iowa; five
grandchildren, Adam and Luke of Papillion, Neb., Ryan of Kearney,
Neb., and Kyle and Kayla of Newcastle; four brothers and their
spouses, Milton and Charlene of Wills Point, Texas, Lloyd and Betty of
Winnsboro, Texas, Lonny and Karen of Newcastle and Barry and Linda of
Allen, Neb.; two sisters and their spouses, Sheryl and Mick Boyle and
Colleen and Paul Boyle, all of Allen; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, Delva LaRoyce.
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