Larry L. Carruth

Born: Tue., Sep. 22, 1942
Died: Wed., Mar. 14, 2012


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Mar. 19, 2012
Location: Wesley United Methodist Church

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 19, 2012
Location: Wesley United Methodist Church

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Larry L. Carruth
Larry L. Carruth, 69, Hibbing, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in his home surrounded by his family.  He was born on September 22, 1942 to Ray and Ruby (Boyle) Carruth in Redwood Falls, MN.  Larry had been a resident of Hibbing since 1970 coming from Redwood Falls, MN.  He was united in marriage to Janet Schultz on June 8, 1965.  He co-owned and worked for Northwoods Ford in Hibbing for many years.  Larry was a member of the Hibbing Elks , the Hibbing Moose Club, and the Hibbing Classic Bowling League.  He enjoyed bowling and had been a part of many bowling leagues throughout his life.  Larry also was an avid sports fan.  He loved watching his grandkids’ sporting events.  He also was very fond of all of the Minnesota Sports Teams.  He enjoyed watching the Golden Gophers in just about any sport, and the Minnesota Vikings year in and year out.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Carruth, Hibbing, his son, Timothy (Jill) Carruth, Hibbing, daughter, Tami (Scott Hugger) Carruth, Nashville, TN., brother, Darrell (Janet) Carruth, Brooklyn Park, MN., and his six grandchildren, Ashley Rudstrom Kenneth Rudstrom, Timothy Carruth, Travis Carruth, Abbey Benoit, and Nicholas Benoit.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and two infant sisters, and infant grandson, Anthony Scott Carruth.
Funeral services for Larry will be held at 11:00am, Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Hibbing.  The Rev. Terry Tilton will officiate.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the church on Monday.  Interment will be held at the Maple Hill Cemetery columbarium in Hibbing.  Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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Marian (Haglund) Moody
   Posted Fri March 16, 2012
I'm so sorry for your loss. I know my Mom and Dad really enjoyed working, and playing, with Larry and Jan. He was a good friend to them. Please accept my condolences. Marian Moody

Lisa (Bratsch) Romano
   Posted Fri March 16, 2012
Very sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. May the memories you have help you through this difficult time.

Carol (Haglund) Windfeldt
   Posted Sat March 17, 2012
I am so sorry to hear this news. I know how much Mom and Dad valued their friendship with you, Jan, and Larry. They always spoke of the good times. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Stan and Ann Mitchell
   Posted Sun March 18, 2012
Larry will be greatly missed by all who had the privlege on knowing him. I considered him a friend and was always greated warmly whenever I ran into him either at Northwood Ford or out and about. He was always happy and good natured. A really true gentleman. I feel fortunate to have known him.

Alan Jokela
   Posted Sun March 18, 2012
So sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of working with Larry back in the early '70's. What a great guy.

Alan Jokela

Tom Racette
   Posted Tue March 20, 2012
I am sorry to hear of Larry's passing. My condolences to the family. I always liked running into to Larry, he was always up beat and personable. Janet, Tim, Tami and the rest of the family you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jim Tiffany
   Posted Sat March 16, 2013
Sorry for your loss. We were high school classmates. Class of 1960. He was best known by the nickname "kraut"

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