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Larry Fonder

August 15, 1949 - May 14, 2011

Gathering:

5-7:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 17 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

7:00 PM Tuesday, May 17 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo

Funeral Service:

2:00 PM Wednesday, May 18 at Faith Lutheran Church, West Fargo.

Burial:

Riverside Cemetery, Fargo

Arrangements:

Boulger Funeral Home

Larry Fonder

August 15, 1949 - May 14, 2011

Obituary

Larry Dean Fonder passed away suddenly on May 14 at his home in South Fargo, at the age of 61. He was born on August 15, 1949 to Devere and Delores (Gravalin) Fonder in Moorhead, MN. He was raised and grew up in Fargo, ND.

He graduated from Fargo South High School and North Dakota State School of Science. He then attended North Dakota State University for two years. He entered the United States Marine Corp in 1969 and served in Vietnam.

Larry worked for Dakota Supply Group for many years and was currently employed there. He also worked prior to that for Minnesota Electric in Alexandria, MN

Larry married Vickie Winterquist on November 12, 1994 in Fargo, ND where they made their home.

During his lifetime Larry had many hobbies including fishing, the lakes, hunting and spending time with his dogs Brittany and Maggie, his constant companions.

Larry loved being a grandfather to his grandson Berkley. His four sons and wife brought him tremendous joy. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Vickie; sons: Scott, Jeffrey, Brandt all of Fargo, ND and Joshua (Bonnie Belanus) of Grand Forks, ND; brothers: Dale (Lori), Moorhead, MN, David (Linda) West Fargo, ND and Lee (Fiancé Cathy Devincenzi) of Fargo, ND, his grandson Berkley; nieces Christina, LeAnn, & Stacy and nephew Jason (Tina); great grand niece Meadow. He is preceded in death by his parents.

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  1. Christina & Dana Miller says:

    Lee-We were saddened to hear about the loss of your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Jim Johnson says:

    West Fargo ND
    Vickie, Scott, Jeff, Brandt & Joshua:

    So sad to hear of Larry’s passing. Am glad I was able to see him in January have talked to him over the years and it was always a pleasure. You will see your dad again and that you can be sure of. Know that he is always with you. Dale, David and Buddy my heart and prayers are with all of you. You will see him again.

    Jim Johnson

  3. Betty and Bobby Fischer says:

    Fargo N.D
    .To the Fonder Family. Our thoughts and prayers go to all of you for the sadden loss of Larry. This unexpected accident is so terribly sad. May you find comfort in your memory’s.

  4. Steve & Joyce Carlson says:

    GARFIELD Minnesota
    Vickie and family,

    Joyce and I join in the pain of the many friends Larry had at DSG and outside the company in the sudden loss of Larry. My working career at DSG was made more enjoyable by Larry. May the good lord look over him and you his family in this trying time.

  5. Pauline Berg says:

    Vickie and family ~ I was fortunate to know and work with Larry for 19 years. Always a smile on his face and a story to tell . . . we will miss him dearly. God bless.

  6. Bob Ciak says:

    West Fargo ND
    Larry, we at Stop-N-Go are going to miss you very much. We always enjoyed seeing you come in in the mornings, you really made our day. You are now at peace now with our Heavenly Father.

  7. Bob Grund says:

    Boise IdahoDave and Buddy,
    I am sorry to hear about the passing of your brother. I will keep you and your families in my prayers. Your faith, family and friends will help you get through this time of sorrow. A Semper Fi from this Marine to Larry.

    Bob

  8. Dave Mortenson says:

    I was saddened to hear of Larry’s suddden passing. His honesty and story telling always made doing business with him a pleasure. His family and extended family at DSG are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Mark Kalina says:

    Our deepest sympathies to Larry’s family. We met in the 1980’s through work, and became fast friends. I have many good memories of our times hunting, fishing and sharing laughs together. Larry was a good man, a good friend, and I, along with many others will miss him. God bless you all.

    Mark, Sharon & family

  10. John Seely says:

    Casselton North Dakota
    My sympathy to Larry’s Family, I have know and worked with Larry for the last 14 years, Larry will be missed.

  11. Melanie Tuton (Akin) says:

    Rollag MN
    I’m so sorry to hear about this loss. The family is in my heart and thoughts. Josh, it’s good to see you have so many people who are there for you, including my brother.

  12. Rex Weinmaster says:

    Alexandria MN
    I would like to express my deepest sympathies to the Fonder family. I worked with Larry during the years he lived in Alexandria and then again when I joined DSG. He is someone I will always remember.

  13. Tracy Dobos says:

    Moorhead Vickie and family, my thoughts are with you during this time. Larry will be very missed here at DSG, by his fellow employees and customers. He always had a story to tell, we laughed a lot the last 7 years. May he rest in peace.

  14. Adam Carson says:

    Georgetown MN
    I work with Larry at DSG and I am going to miss his cheer and gardening conversations at work.

  15. Melissa Magrum says:

    Fargo ND
    Josh and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Josh, you are going to hear a lot of words of encouragement and a lot of condolences for the loss of your father, but please rely on the strength God has to offer you. Your father is in heaven with our Father God. It doesn’t matter if you attend church every Sunday…..what matters is that you believe Jesus died for your sins, which you state your father did believe. Being in the flesh hurts with all the emotions we endure and questions we are left with. What you need to do now is connect with God and let yourself grieve properly. I am here for you anytime and you know that.
    God Bless,
    Melissa Magrum (Dubord)

  16. Shell Grossman says:

    West Fargo ND
    Dear Vickie & family ~ Larry will be missed by his “family” at DSG. My thoughts & prayers are for you all – God bless you!

  17. Sandy Schulz says:

    Oslo Minnesota
    We would like to express our deepest sympathies to Larrys family. The times I worked with him in Fargo were always enjoyable.

  18. Arne Breikjern says:

    So sorry to hear.

  19. Steve Heckenlaible says:

    Aberdeen SDSorry to hear about Larry. He will be missed. I work with Larry taking care of
    one of his customers.

  20. Frank Tupa says:

    Fargo ND
    I am saddened by the sudden passing of Larry. He has been my friend and co-worker for over 30 years. My prayers are with Larry and all his family. May God watch over all of you.

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