August 15, 1949 ~ May 14, 2011
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.