ROCK FALLS – Larry Lee Berard, 65, of Rock Falls, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home. He was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire Co. until his retirement.
Larry was born June 26, 1949, in Dixon, the son of Leo and Vernita (Sitter) Berard. He served in the Army.
Survivors include his mothers, Vernita McKinnis and Gloria Batt; two sons, Trent (Julie) Thompson of Chattum and Larry Anspach; one sister, Cindy Berard of Rock Falls; his friend, Debbie Dawson; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Graveside service with military honors will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon, with the Rev. John Kermott officiating. Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling is handling arrangements.
A memorial has been established to the Wounded Warriors Project.
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