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Larry Eugene Norris

June 20, 1941 — October 28, 2019

Larry Eugene Norris died peacefully at his home in Paw Paw, Michigan on October 27. He was 78 years old. Larry was born on June 20th, 1941 in Lawrence. He attended Lawrence Public Schools and graduated from Lawrence High School in1959.  He went on to attend Benton Harbor Junior College and graduate from Western Michigan University with a business degree.   Later, Larry earned a degree from The University Michigan Reality School. Larry married Carolyn Marconi, his high school sweetheart.  They had two children,   Larry Lee (Anna) and Lynne [Keith Valentine]  and six grandchildren:  Valerie, Victor and Naomi Norris, and Kaileigh, Graham, and Colton Valentine. Larry and Carolyn lived in Portage, Michigan to finished their education and raise their family.  Larry worked for the Ford Motor Company and the Gulf Oil Company before he joined the Kalamazoo Board of Reality and became a Commercial rRealtor. He worked in real estate for over forty years. Larry was an accomplished golfer and a regular at Lake Cora Golf Course.  Through the years he hit two hole-in-ones.  He was a generous individual and an avid sports fan that was passionate about the Chicago Cubs and WMU.  Larry was also an active and dedicated member of the Lawrence Methodist Church. A visitation is scheduled for Larry at the Redmond Funeral Home, 4100 South Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo 49008 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Friday, November 1st. The funeral will be held on Saturday the 2nd of November at 11:00 Am at the Lawrence Methodist Church in Lawrence, Michigan with reception to follow at La Cantina restaurant.  All are welcome to attend and celebrate Larry’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Lawrence alumni association, the Lawrence Methodist Church or the Western Michigan University Gary Fund. The family would like to thank The Oaks Day Care Center, Home Sweet Home In- Home Care, and Elara Caring
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Friday, November 1, 2019

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

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