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Obituary for Larry “Lawrence” DeHart

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Larry “Lawrence” DeHart

September 14, 1922 - February 27, 2013

Larry (Lawrence) DeHartClinton – Larry DeHart, 90 passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 14, 1922, in Ogden, Utah, to John (JC) and Janna Kranendonk DeHart. He was the seventh of 12 children in their large family.Larry married Joyce Nelson DeHart on June 25, 1948, in Bloomington, Idaho. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake City Temple. They later divorced. Larry grew up in Ogden and graduated from Ogden High School. In 1942, he joined the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II, also serving in the Naval Reserves. After the War, he and a brother owned and operated a laundry in Ogden; he then worked for the Union Pacific Railroad; and then worked at Hill AF Base, retiring in 1982.Larry was a founding member of the motorcycle Klunker Klub of Ogden; he was an active member of the Eagles for many years; he also enjoyed working with the Boys Scouts, with his two sons who both earned their Eagle Scout Awards.He enjoyed traveling and took his family on many fun vacations, sharing his love of travel with them. While in his 70’s, he made a “grand tour” of the perimeter of the United States in his motorhome. Larry loved his family deeply and was the happiest when we were all together.He is survived by his five children: Lorrie (Jim) Armitage; Teri (Craig) Hughes; Robyn (Brent) Talbot; Taber (Tammy Sue) DeHart; Shane DeHart; 30 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers: Ray DeHart, Dale (Dorothy) DeHart as well as sister-in-laws Dorothy Nelson and Edith DeHart.The family wishes to thank Burchcreek Homecare & Hospice for their kind care of our father and grandfather. We offer a special thank you to Carli Thompson, RN, for her gentle and loving care to her “Grandpa”.Funeral services for Larry will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Leavitt’s Mortuary 836 36th Street in Ogden, Utah. A viewing will be from 12:45 to 1:45 pm prior to the services.Interment will be at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park Please send the family your condolences at



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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013

Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Service Information

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013

Time: 2:00 pm -

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013

Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT,

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Born: September 14, 1922
Died: February 27, 2013

Condolences for Larry “Lawrence” DeHart

Shirlene DeHart posted on 3/9/13

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of great loss.


Stacy and Patti Anderson posted on 3/2/13

Our deepest condolences for your loss our thoughts and prays are with your family.


Sherri Sillitoe posted on 3/1/13

My thoughts are with your family; Edith, Keith and Family during this time.