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Larry Packer

April 12, 1956 ~ June 12, 2020 (age 64)


Larry “Big Lar” Packer, age 64, passed away peacefully at home Friday, June 12, 2020.

He was born April 12, 1956, to Archie and Jean Packer.

He attended Wabasha – Kellogg School. He married Barbara Sullivan on December 8th, 1980. He was a loving father of three children.

Larry worked in concrete, sand blasting, then auto repair. He enjoyed fishing and spending his time with his grandchildren. Larry was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and knew how unique everyone was.

Larry is survived by his wife Barb, two daughters; Mandy (Packer) Binner and Nate Binner, Erin Packer and Jeremy Binner. Mandy and Erin were Daddy’s girls. Grandchildren Jackson, Talon, Cooper, and Ella. They spent a great deal of time with their Grandpa, he will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by his son Jamie T. Packer, his father Archie Packer, his mother-in-law Bonnie Sullivan, sister-in-law Patty Packer and step father Bill Sorensen.

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