Laurence (Larry) Kysar


(April 28, 2005)

Funeral services were May 5 in Houston, Texas, for former Powell resident Laurence Joe (Larry) Kysar, 60, of Spring, Texas, who died April 28, 2005.

He was born and raised on a farm in Powell, son of Joe and Mary Kysar. He served in the U.S. Army for three years in Germany. He worked with various oil companies, one of which moved him to Houston, Texas. It was there he met the love of his life, Cathie Deming.

He was a devoted husband, son, father and grandpa and a friend to many. His passing will leave a void in many lives, and he will never be forgotten.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Cathie; sons Brad and Kenny Deming in Texas; daughters, Mary Kysar in Portland, Ore., and Ann Rodriquez (Tito) in Seattle, Wash.; mother and stepfather, Mary (Kysar) Scott and Mel Scott of Powell; sisters and their husbands, Becky and Scott Christensen of Ucross and Kelly and Jim Cooley of Powell; brothers and their wives, Mike and Linda Kysar of Seattle, Jim and Pam Kysar of Powell and Tom and Barb Kysar of Wasilla, Alas.; and five grandchildren, Hunter, Colton, Jacey and Nathan Deming and Cordelia Rodriquez.

He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Kysar.