Larry Dean Nordholm, 81, of Ft. Lupton, CO passed away October 21, 2017 at his residence.
He was born April 18, 1936 in Padroni, CO to John and Ella (Johnson) Nordholm, the youngest of ten children. Larry enlisted in the Airforce in 1953 serving in Japan and Washington DC and was honorably discharged in 1961. He worked for Security Life of Denver for 32 years, retiring in 1988.
Larry had a small farm in Hudson, CO and in retirement moved to a larger farm near Torrington, WY.
He loved music, the guitar and singing. In the early 80’s he and his wife, Lavena formed a band, “The Waywords” playing gigs in the Hudson area. Larry enjoyed life and made friends wherever he went and always had a cold beer.
He was an active member of the American Legion in Nebraska, Wyoming and Colorado. He was also a member of the Lions Club in Hudson.
Larry is survived by his eight children and their spouses, Terry (Crystal) Nordholm, Theresa (Max) Wharton, Tim (Ann Marie) Nordholm, Tammy (Dave) Herbert, Troy (Silvia) Nordholm, Tilden Nordholm, Ted (Bobette) Nordholm, and Tanya (Myke) Parsley. Also survived by 13 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and sister, Mary Jane (Bill) Parker.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lavena Nordholm; his parents; and eight siblings.
Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017 followed by a Life Celebration Service at 10 a.m., both at Adamson. Interment will be in Linn Grove Cemetery.
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