Larry Lee Alexander

Larry Lee Alexander

Larry Lee Alexander was born on December 24, 1945, to Darrell and

Hilma (Klenk) Alexander in Tama, Iowa. He attended school until eighth

grade and then started foundry work in Tama. Larry married Patricia

Wheeler on November 22, 1968, in Des Moines, Iowa. He managed

Sinclair gas stations in Des Moines for several years until he moved

to Marshalltown, Iowa; where he finished out his final working years,

caring for the Marshalltown Cemetery. He retired in 1985. Larry loved

sitting on the river bank with his fishing pole and his radio. He also

enjoyed playing cards; especially poker with his brothers. Most of

all, Larry cherished spending time with his grandchildren. Larry

passed away on September 2, 2020, at the University of Nebraska

Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 74 years, eight

months and nine days. Larry was preceded in death by his parents and

son, Craig Alexander on March 19, 1979. He is survived by his wife,

Patricia Alexander of Denison, Iowa; daughter, Wendy and her husband,

Alberto Vazquez of Denison; three grandchildren, Carlos Martinez and

his wife, Anniemarie, Richard Martinez, and Micxi Vazquez and her

fiancé, Dylan Murray; three great-grandchildren, Aubrianna, Athena,

and Stacey; three brothers, Keith Alexander and his wife, Arlene of

Des Moines, Wayne Alexander and his wife, Dorothy of Toledo, Iowa, and

Allan Alexander and his wife, Becky of Tama; and many other relatives

and friends. A private family visitation will be held and Larry’s

final resting place will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Tama, Iowa.The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison, Iowa is in charge of