Lawrence H. Boller, 84, Belmond, a long-time Goodell farmer, died June 27, 2019 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Services were held July 2 at the Goodell United Methodist Church. Burial was in Amsterdam Cemetery, Goodell.
Lawrence Harvey, the son of Harvey and Edith (Forristall) Boller, was born Feb. 10, 1935 in Goodell. He graduated from Goodell High School, and in earlier years loved to play baseball.
Larry married Evelyn Haupt at the Goodell (EUB) Methodist Church on Oct. 10, 1953. The couple was blessed with son Lonny. Larry worked for a number of years at Nabisco in Mason City. Then he started farming, and continued until retirement.
Larry and Evelyn wintered in Texas for 27 years. He looked forward to fishing with his family, dancing, golf, and country music. He relished being a grandpa. The couple enjoyed antiquing and visiting Lonny and Kathy at their home on Clear Lake. Larry looked forward to daily coffee with his buddies. For the last couple years Larry resided at the Bel Aire Condos in Belmond where he enjoyed friendships old and new.
He will be remembered as a loving and care-giving husband, devoted father, and proud grandpa. His warm and friendly personality and nearly constant smile will leave memories with all who knew him.
His memory will burn brightly in the hearts and minds of his son Lonny (Kathy) Boller of Ventura; grandson Cody (Katherine) Boller and their children Ryden and Riley of Denver, CO; grandson Joshua (Melinda) Boller and their children Jacob and Madilyn of Clear Lake; and sisters Harriet Rust of Mason City and Beth Lackore of San Luis Obispo, CA.
Larry was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn (May 14, 2017); grandson Jacob Boller; brothers Darwin, Howard and Jerry Boller; and sisters Eulalia Christie, Koky Lackore and Helen Latch.