Larry D. Ellingboe, age 77, of Willmar, died Sunday morning, March 10, at Bethesda Grand Nursing Home in Willmar.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at a later date. Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar. www.petersonbrothers.com.
Larry Dale Ellingboe was born on June 22, 1941, in Willmar, Minnesota, the son of Marvin and Alice (Rasmussen) Ellingboe. He grew up in Willmar and graduated from Willmar High School in 1959. In 1960, Larry began employment with the Kandiyohi County Highway Department and retired in 1994. In 1961, Larry was united in marriage to Shirley Jean Nordby and they made their home in Willmar. He was a life member of Calvary Lutheran Church. Larry enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing, and watching football.
He is survived by his two sons, David (and Denise) Ellingboe of Willmar and Tim Ellingboe of Kandiyohi; one grandson, Dustin Ellingboe of Willmar; one brother, Steve Ellingboe of Kandiyohi and special friend, Jurrie Brandenburg of Willmar, besides other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Shirley in 1996; one daughter and son-in-law, Jodi and Mike in 1997; one brother, Thomas in 1992; one sister-in-law, Barb Ellingboe in 2018; and a granddaughter, Dana in 1990.