Lawrence "Larry" Dean Lammers was born on September 12, 1952, in Moorhead, MN to Dallas and Ann (Nosal) Lammers. He grew up in the Barnesville, MN area. He attended school at Assumption Catholic School and graduated from Barnesville High School in 1970.
Larry worked various jobs including Silverline, Kost Brothers, Warehouse Food Market and Dakota Hospital while attending Interstate Business College. He started working at the United States Postal Service in 1985, retiring from the USPS in 2009 in Barnesville.
He married Sherry (Anderson) Lammers on June 22, 1974, in Barnesville. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sherry of Moorhead; three children: Alisen (Don) Santer, of Grand Forks, ND, Carrie Iverson (Ted Brown) of Moorhead, MN and Jeffrey Lammers of Moorhead, MN; seven grandchildren: Jeff (Megan) Santer, of Fargo, ND; Jacob (US Navy) (Elizabeth Schiller, US Marine) Santer, of Corpus Christie, TX; Ridley Santer, of Grand Forks, ND; Colton Iverson (Baley Pederson) of Bemidji, MN; Keowa (Ethan Tain) Brown, of Westerly, RI; Ryan Lammers of Moorhead, MN; and Ella Lammers of Moorhead, MN; one great granddaughter, Ellison "Ella" Brown of Westerly, RI; two sisters: Jan Stuverud, Moorhead, MN and Susie (James) Heng of Barnesville, MN; two brothers: Jerry (Karen) Lammers of Fargo, ND and Ron (Kari) Lammers, of Fargo, ND; two sisters-in-law, Julie (Don) McLaughlin of Arizona and Janet (Mike) Tupa of Fargo, ND; and one brother-in-law, Joel (Dawn) Anderson, of Barnesville, MN. He will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to spending summers at Strawberry Lake, near Ogema and wintering in Rockport, TX he enjoyed gardening (Master Gardener of Clay County, MN), served on the LARL board for five years, taught CCD at Assumption Catholic Church, Pastoral Council for nine years, and held the secretary position, and communion minister until time of retirement. He also enjoyed reading and sharing music CD's with friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dallas and Ann Lammers; one sister, Karen Foslien; and one grandson, Jacobi Iverson; his brother-in-law, Gary Anderson; and in laws, Gerhardt and Audrey Anderson.
Larry Lammers, age 69, died at his home in Moorhead under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley, after a long fight with cancer, on Monday, January 10, 2022. Throughout his cancer battle, Larry connected and appreciated the compassion received by his care team.
Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, January 17, 2022, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Moorhead, MN. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery at a later date.
Visitation will be 4-7 pm, Sunday, January 16 at Dobmeier Funeral Home in Barnesville, MN. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the Mass on Monday.
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