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Lawrence C. (Larry) Nehls, 82, Bloomington, MN died July 1, 2006 after a courageous
battle with lung cancer. Preceded in death by parents Art & Minnie Nehls, brother Art,
sisters Zeneta, Alma, Helen, Verna, Marian, & Phyllis. Survived by wife Lorraine of 57
years, children Tom (Lynn, granddaughter Jessica), Patti Kehr (Ken), Kathy Kaufmann (Joe
Jeruzal), Chuck, nieces, nephews. Born in Mason City, IA. Graduated from Mason City HS
1942. Attended Catholic Univ, Georgetown Univ & IA St Univ. A WWII vet; served in
Germany. Employed by Armour Foods in Mason City for 47 yrs as Power Motive Engineer. Larry
enjoyed traveling, volunteering, church ushering, ballroom dancing. Larry & Lorraine
were grateful to share their last dance May 20 at Our Lady of Grace's 60 anniv celeb.
Body donated to Mayo Clinic with burial at Fort Snelling. Memorial mass July 6, 11:00 at
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Edina.
Published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on 7/4/2006.