Larry Ljunggren - September 27, 2009Larry Ljunggren, 51, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30 at the Evangelical Free Church in Aurora with Rev. Vance Christie officiating. Burial will be in the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary.
Condolences may be e-mailed through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Larry Dean Ljunggren, son of Lloyd and Bertha (Smith) Ljunggren, was born Oct. 28, 1957 at Aurora. He grew up on a farm 10 miles south of Aurora. He attended Prairie Gem E.U.B. Church and was baptized June 25, 1967 at the Zion E.U.B Church at Harvard.
He graduated from Aurora High School in 1976 and Southeast Community College at Milford.
He served in the National Guard and was a member of the Sons of the American Legion in Doniphan.
He worked as a mechanic most of his life and he helped farm. Larry held various jobs in Grand Island, Aurora and Doniphan area.
Survivors include his parents, Lloyd and Bertha Ljunggren of Harvard; two brothers, Roger Ljunggren and Dale (Leslie) Ljunggren, all of Harvard; six sisters, Louise (Don) Graham of Aurora, Linda (David) Brandt of Ovid, Colo., Rogene Shoemaker of Grand Island, Carol (Ron) Hanover of Grand Island, Connie (Rod) Buchanan of Grand Island and Joyce (Larry) Petersen of Central City; 10 nephews and seven nieces; five great-nephews and five great-nieces.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Rudolph and Ida Ljunggren, Len and Viola Smith; two nephews and numerous special friends.