He met the love of his life, Ann Byfield in Whitepine. They wed Sept. 1, 1956 in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho.
Larry served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. He worked in the construction and timber industry.
In retirement, Larry decided to further his education, attending North Idaho College. He earned an AA in business. He later went on to write and publish two books.
When he wasn’t busy coaching his sons’ baseball teams, Larry enjoyed the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Larry is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ann Laws; his sons, Larry (Becky) Laws and Tim (Teresa) Laws; daughter, Lori (Steve) Gerstenberger; sisters, Ethel Richards, Dorothy Mummey and Doris Polansky; six grandchildren, Jared, Tanya, Dillon, Austin, Whitney, and Cody; four great-grandchildren, Tyler, Addison, Ben and Kate; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Ronnie, his mother, father, five brothers, and a sister.
Larry was a loving and dedicated husband and father. His family was the center of his universe. The unconditional love and support he showed for his family will live in our hearts forever. He will be deeply missed.
Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 2 at Yates Funeral Home, Hayden Chapel.
Burial with Military Honors was Wednesday, Dec. 3 at Whitepine Cemetery in Trout Creek.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Hospice.
Yates Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of final arrangements. Please visit Larry's online memorial at yatesfuneralhomes.com and sign his guest book.