Larry N. Bogardus, 68, of Palm Coast, Florida and formerly from Denver, Iowa passed away on October 3, 2007 at the Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House in Palm Coast.
Larry was born on February 6, 1939, the son of A.H. “Bill” and Phyllis Bogardus in Chicago, Illinois. Larry was a retired business agent for Teamsters Local #650. On November 19, 1988, he was united in marriage to Janine Jo (Nolte) Gibson at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. The couple made their home in Denver before building their retirement home in Palm Coast in 1996. In 1997, they retired from Teamsters and moved to Palm Coast. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Bunnell, Florida. He enjoyed playing golf with his friends and family.
Survivors are his three children, Lynda Smith of Des Moines, Iowa, Larry M. (Jill) Bogardus of Burlington, Washington and Tim (Amber) Bogardus of Clive, Iowa; stepdaughter, Jacqueline (Ilya) Gruber of Norwood, Massachusetts; stepson, David (Tamara) Gibson of Jefferson, South Dakota; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. His parents and his wife of 18 years, Janine Jo Bogardus on September 13, 2007, preceded him in death.
Joint graveside services for Larry and his wife, Janine who passed away on September 13, 2007 will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 10:00 am at the Warren Cemetery, rural Waverly, Iowa with Pastor Nate Frazee officiating. The family suggests contributions to the First United Methodist Church at PO Box 335, Bunnell, Florida 32110 or to the Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House at 770 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond, Florida 32174. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home of Waverly, Iowa is assisting the family with arrangements.
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