TAMPICO – Larry L. Sandrock, 73, of Tampico, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Larry was born April 15, 1940, in Morrison, the son of Harry and Dorothy (Nelson) Sandrock. He was united in marriage to Joyce Wolber on April 23, 1961, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Yorktown. He retired from Glafka’s Tire City in Sterling. He was the superintendent of Sunday school at St. Paul Lutheran Church. He worked for many years for Chapin Creamery in Tampico and Cady Implement. He was a member of the Tampico Fire Department for 45 years, and was a former chief.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce of Tampico; one son, Kevin (Dorie) Sandrock of Rock Falls; one daughter, Kayla Link of Tampico; five grandchildren, Dustin (Lisa) Sandrock, Kourtnie Link, Alexis Ewald, Richard (Nicole) Link Jr., and Jon (Nicole) Link; one great-granddaughter, Lillian Link; one brother, Lee (Dawn) Sandrock of Rock Falls; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Loren; and one son-in-law, Richard Link Sr.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Garland Funeral Home in Tampico. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bob Hasselbring, pastor of First Church of the Nazarene in Sterling, officiating. Burial will be at Yorktown Cemetery.
A memorial has been established.
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