Larry  DeGroot
Larry DeGroot

February 20, 1938 - February 24, 2018
Born in Ogden, Utah
Resided in Roy, UT
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Larry DeGroot of Roy February 24 at the age 80, following an extended illness. He was born the second of twins to David and Helen Mortensen DeGroot February 20, 1938. Larry graduated from Ogden High School. He married LaRae Johnson on December 7, 1956, being sealed in the Logan Temple the following year.
Larry was employed by Unisys for 30 years. After retiring in 1992 he and LaRae enjoyed traveling together and nurtchering their beautifully landscaped gardens.
Larry enjoyed participating in every sort of ball game in every sort of way. He threw a mean left-handed slow pitch for both city and church leagues. He was assigned for many years as athletic director for the ward and the stake. Larry also bowled and threw horseshoes competitively. He amassed an enthusiastic collection of memorabilia.
Larry was active in the Roy 4th Ward of the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, conscientiously tending to his assignments, including his favorite; home teaching. He was widely known as a man of service. When he became ill nearly three years ago, it was most difficult for him to let go of his ability to serve. He was selfless, strong, brave and handsome.
Larry is survived by his wife; sons David; Dean (Roxanne); Gary (Shelia); daughters Sherie (Kim) Fowers; Lori Mitchell; brothers, Jerry (Carol), David (Kathy), and Keith DeGroot; 12 grandchildren; 45 greats; 4 great -greats. Larry was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Cindy (Jim) Hare; siblings-in-law Jeanette DeGroot, Debby DeGroot, Ralph and Lorraine Johnson and David Shilling.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 5865 South 1900 West, Roy, Utah.
Funeral services will be at 1 pm Thursday, March 1 at the Roy 4th Ward located at 5300 S 2100 W and prior to the service from 11:30am to 12:45pm. Interment will follow the services at Roy City Cemetery.
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Myers Mortuary - Roy
5865 South 1900 West
Roy, UT US 84067
February 28, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
March 1, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Roy 4th Ward
5300 South 2100 West
Roy, Utah United States 84067
March 1, 2018
1:00 PM