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Lawrence P. Vanderploeg

March 21, 1947 November 22, 2019
Lawrence P. Vanderploeg
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Obituary for Lawrence P. Vanderploeg

LAWRENCE P. “LARRY” VANDERPLOEG, 72, of Fulton, IL, died Friday, November 22, 2019, at Resthave Home in Morrison, IL.

The funeral service will be 11:00 AM Monday, November 25, 2019, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with visitation from 9:00 AM until the time of the service. Rev. Kevin VerHoeven, pastor of Thrive Ministries, Fulton Campus, will officiate. Interment will be at Fulton Township Cemetery. A memorial has been established by the family.

Larry was born March 21, 1947, in Clinton, IA, to Palmer and Rena (De Witt) Vanderploeg. He was educated in the Fulton Grade Schools and was a graduate of Fulton High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1966 until 1969 at Ft. Bliss in El Paso, TX and in Korea. Larry married Roberta L. Mitchell on October 1, 1966, in Fulton. He was employed by General Electric in Morrison, International Paper, Red Jacket Pumps, and retired from Archer Daniels Midland. Larry was a member of Second Reformed Church in Fulton and the Fulton American Legion Post #402. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, camping and the outdoors. Larry liked building and fixing computers and being “Mr. Fix-it” for family and friends. He was an avid NASCAR fan with his favorite driver being Dale Earnhardt Sr.

Survivors include his wife, Roberta; his stepmother, Cornelia Vanderploeg of Clinton, IA; two sons, Craig (Brenda) Vanderploeg of Fulton and Kevin Vanderploeg of East Moline, IL; five grandchildren, Jessica, Nicole, Joshua, Nathan, and Katarina Vanderploeg; two brothers, Ken (Judy) Vanderploeg of Fulton and Leon (Kay) Vanderploeg of Morrison, CO.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

To send online condolences go to www.bosmarenkes.com


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Visitation

Monday

25

Nov

9:00 AM 11/25/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel

1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel
1500 10th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Service

Monday

25

Nov

11:00 AM 11/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel

1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel
1500 10th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fulton Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

701 Fowler Rd,
Fulton, IL 61252

701 Fowler Rd, Fulton 61252 IL
United States
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