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Lawrence E. "Larry" Weatherly, 73

Lawrence E. "Larry" Weatherly, age 73, of Rosemount died Dec. 2, 2008, at his home.

Lawrence was born Oct. 17, 1935, in Minneapolis to Everell and Louise (Pollock) Weatherly. Larry was a 1953 graduate of Hastings High School and served in the U.S. Army from January 1954 to 1956. He married Mary Frandrup Sept. 27, 1958, in Vermillion. He was owner of Weatherly Trucking, hauling milk until his retirement in 1998, as well as farming near Coates.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Donald and Clarence Weatherly.

He is survived by his wife, Mary; four children, Lisa (Gary) Beskau, Laurinda (Paul) Werner, Randy (Lisa) Weatherly, and Deanne (Marv) Otto, all of Hastings; eight grandchildren, Rachel, Allison, Brad (Annette), Tony, Leon, Megan, Brianna, and Brent; and brother, George (Pat) Weatherly of Hastings.

The funeral Mass, with Fr. Richard Mahoney officiating, was held Dec. 6, 2008, at St. Agatha's Catholic Church, Coates. The interment, with military honors provided by the Hastings V.F.W. Lyle Russell Post 1210, followed in St. John's Cemetery, Vermillion.

The pallbearers were Brad Werner, Tony Werner, Leon Werner, Rachel Beskau, Allison Beskau, and Bernard Frandrup.

Memorials are preferred.

Arrangements were handled by Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings, 651-437-9419 or