Larry Dennis Kroeker

May 6, 1943 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 77)


Larry Dennis Kroeker died peacefully at home on January 6, 2021.

Larry is remembered for his quick wit, generosity, creativity, kindness, love of travel, and new ideas. He never knew a stranger, never complained, and endeared himself to all of his caretakers.

Larry is survived by his devoted mate of 35 years, Diane Tryforos-Kroeker, Son and daughter-in-law Mike and Kellene Kroeker, Daughter and son-in-law Julie and Shag Welty, Grandchildren Chris Kroeker, Tyler, and Cassie Welty, sister Sondra Minteer, Nephews Kyle Emley, Jeff Landsidell, and niece Tiffany, brother-in-law Mark Emley,

A private ceremony will be held to honor Larry. In lieu of flowers please donate to Hospice of Santa Cruz County. Mehl’s Colonial Chapel has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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