LARRY C. BOHLING

LARRY C. BOHLING
Larry C. Bohling, age 59, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina. Larry was born Dec. 16, 1953, in Meade, Kan., to Victor and Evelyn (Zwonitzer) Bohling. Larry graduated from Concordia High School. After high school, Larry joined the U.S. Army and served four years. After the service, Larry returned to school and graduated from Cloud County Community College and then attended Wichita State University. After college, Larry traveled around the southwest, experiencing all ways of life. Larry began working for Forgey-Allen, where he learned surveying and eventually began working as a surveyor for the Kansas Dept. of Transportation. Larry was a member of the American Legion and the Kansas Society of Professional Land Surveyors. Larry is survived by his father, Victor, Concordia; sisters, Terry Caldwell and husband Randy, Osborne, and Vicki Reiter and husband Jim, Concordia; nieces, Jody Dorman, Wichita, and Nan Caldwell, Aurora, Colo.; and great-nieces, Terran and and Raya Caldwell, Aurora, Colo. Larry was also considered an uncle to kids of friends and neighbors and cousin to his sister Vicki's friends. Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Evelyn.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Concordia Lutheran Church with the Rev. David Strommen officiating. Burial will follow the services at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia, with military honors conducted by American Legion Post #76 and VFW Post #588. Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6-7 p.m., Thursday, at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia. The family suggest memorials to the Church or donor's choice. For online condolences, please visit www.chaputbuoy.com.

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