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Lawrence W. Farthing

June 23, 1931 July 7, 2019
Lawrence W. Farthing
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LAWRENCE “LARRY” W. FARTHING, 88, of Morrison, IL, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Resthave Home in Morrison, IL.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, with Mr. Ken Renkes officiating. A visitation will precede the funeral, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be in Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. A memorial has been established by the family.

Larry was born on June 23, 1931 to Marshall and Ivy B. (Olson) Farthing in Morrison. He was educated in the Clyde Township schools of rural Whiteside County. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. On October 10, 1952 he married Carrol J. Anderson in Chadwick, IL. Larry farmed his entire life at many different locations in Ogle and Whiteside County. He also worked at the former Northwestern Steel and Wire in Sterling, IL. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He and his wife, Carrol, enjoyed going to flea markets, and they spent their winters in McAllen, TX. Larry’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Carrol; three daughters, Marsha Ecker-Heiden of Morrison, Teresa Dever of Stillman Valley, IL and Angela (Dave) Gorzny of Morrison; three sons, Lamont (Susan) Farthing of Morrison, Kenneth Farthing of Morrison and Keith (Sheri) Farthing of Hartford, WI; eleven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; two sisters, Nancy (Bob) Gipe of Pearl City, IL and Mrs. Betty Wager of Creston, IA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Shirley Prowant, and one brother, Lamont Farthing.


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Visitation

Saturday

13

Jul

9:00 AM 7/13/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway
East Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

13

Jul

11:00 AM 7/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway
East Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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