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Larry R. Ranslem

Larry R. Ranslem
April 12, 1944 -  July 13, 2019

Larry Richard Ranslem age 75, of Hooper
Died Saturday July 13, 2019 in Omaha.

Larry was born on April 12, 1944 in North Bend Nebraska, to Dick and Eileen (Starmer) Ranslem.

He graduated from Fremont high school in 1962, and shortly thereafter married the love of his life Janet Millie in 1966. Larry worked at Hormel’s for 15 years and owned the Hooper mini mart for five. After which he successfully owned and ran the Office Bar and Grill for 27 years. He also enjoyed a long history with Taylor Martin for 27 years.

His grandsons had many words to describe their grandpa, including: family man, awesome, generous, happy, storyteller, golfer, fisherman, bullshitter, fast talker, Coors Light drinker, well dressed, shoe lover, gambler and lover of La Casa pizza. Larry had an undeniable charisma that could be witnessed by anyone he encountered.

He is survived by his wife Jan, son Mark (Lorrie) Ranslem, daughter Lisa (Brian) Moffatt. Grandsons Jake, Dexter, Drew and Alex. Brother Steve (Dez) Ranslem. Survivors also include In-laws Shirley & Carl Hanson, Marianne Kollbaum, Joy Millie, Judy & Ed Rezac, Jim Millie, Dave & Leatta Millie, Randy & Robin Millie, Mish & Larry Gutz, John & Sue Millie, Mollie & Mike Anderson and many nieces and nephews. Let us not forget The Taylor & Martin Family.

He was preceded in death by his parents Dick and Eileen Ranslem, sister-in-law Jewel Allen, brother-in-laws Clay Millie and Royce Kollbaum.

The celebration of Larry’s life will be Saturday, 10:30am, August 10, 2019 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hooper. A time of food and fellowship will follow at the Hooper City Auditorium immediately following the service.

Memorials suggested to the Hooper Volunteer Fire Department or the Hooper Senior Center.

Ludvigsen’s Hooper Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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