Larry’s life began on January 21, 1950 in Los Angeles, CA. He is the son of William and Nadine (Postier) Goertz. Larry was united in marriage to the former Diane Mingle on August 21, 1971 in Hutchison. He worked for Triple A Building Supply in El Dorado and then Beech Aircraft as a truck driver until his health declined. Larry really worked for his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ nearly his entire life. He was a faithful member of the First Southern Baptist Church in El Dorado. Larry was part of the worship team, playing guitar and the unofficial “greeter” at the church. He was always welcoming and helpful to all he encountered. Larry’s loving family includes his wife Diane of El Dorado, son Matthew (Becky) Goertz of South Dakota, and daughter Robin Donnelley of El Dorado; grandchildren Dorian Goertz, Elizabeth Castor, Jayden Herrman, Dakota Donnelley, Austin Donnelley and Haylie Ross; and great grandchildren Brayden Castor, Finley Golden and Hunter Huffman. Larry passed away on Sunday May 6, 2018 at Lakepoint in El Dorado. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandson Brayden Goertz and brother Jim Goertz. His family will gather with friends on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the First Southern Baptist Church for his celebration of life. Memorial contributions in Larry’s name may be directed to First Southern Baptist Church. Carlson Colonial Funeral Home is serving the family. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Larry at www.carlsoncolonial.com.
Donations may be made to:
First Southern Baptist Church
200 Oil Hill Rd., El Dorado KS 67042