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Larry D. VanDerLeest

November 7, 1961 July 29, 2020
Larry D. VanDerLeest
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Obituary for Larry D. VanDerLeest

LARRY D. VANDERLEEST, 58, of Morrison, IL, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 3, 2020, also at Emmanuel Reformed Church. The Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Interment will be in Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. Memorials have been established to Cross Brand Ministries of Olustee, OK and Fellowship of Christian Cowboys, Canon City, CO.

Larry was born November 7, 1961 in Morrison, IL, to Donald and Harriet (Bush) VanDerLeest. He was educated in the Morrison grade schools and was a graduate of Morrison High School. He married Sandra A. Bush on October 5, 1996 in Morrison. Larry was employed by Exelon until his retirement in 2019. He was an arena tractor driver for the Illinois High School Rodeo Association. Larry thoroughly enjoyed time spent with family, sharing a cold Coors Light with friends, and the many years he spent on the “rodeo trail” with all the kids. He liked to thumb through Craigslist and was an avid shopper at farm and western stores. Larry was the best truck driver around.

Survivors include his wife, Sandi; children Kyle and Shayna VanDerLeest of Morrison; special family, Tisha Bush and Wesley (Lisa) Bush, Colton and Lucas Bush; his father, Don VanDerLeest; a sister, Linda VanDerLeest; his brothers from other mothers, David Wagenecht and Gabe Gomez; many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Harriet.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

3

Aug

5:00 PM 8/3/2020 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/3/2020 8:00:00 PM
Emmanuel Reformed Church

202 E. Morris Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Emmanuel Reformed Church
202 E. Morris Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Service

Tuesday

4

Aug

10:30 AM 8/4/2020 10:30:00 AM
Emmanuel Reformed Church

202 E. Morris Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Emmanuel Reformed Church
202 E. Morris Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Grove Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270

East High Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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