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Larry Luttrell

Larry Joe Luttrell, 60, of Wadena, passed away on Dec. 6, 2007, at the University of Minnesota -- Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis.

Luttrell was born on Aug. 18, 1947, in El Reno, Ok., to Leland and Tyresa (Cox) Luttrell. He was united in marriage to Shirley Ann Jackson on March 30, 1968, in the United Methodist Church in Wadena.

Larry served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force. He was a resident of the Wadena community for 40 years and was the original owner of Larry's Pizza. His free time was usually spent with his nine grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec.10, at the United Methodist Church in Wadena with the Rev. Larry Hager presiding.

Pallbearers were Leroy Jackson, Randy Jackson, Jerry Jackson, Cody Redfield, Ryan Redfield and Alex Redfield. Military honors were provided by the Elmer Goche Post 3922, Veteran's of Foreign Wars of Wadena. Interment will be in the Wadena Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements were with Johnson Memorial Home in Wadena.

He is survived by his wife Shirley; stepfather, Virgil Cox of El Reno; son, Larry Joe, Jr. (Angela) of Denver, Colo.; daughter, Lisa (Darin) Leeseberg of Wadena; 11 grandchildren; step-brothers Dale Cox and Sonny Cox of El Reno; a special cousin Carol Klindworth; and Shawn (Anji) Redfield of Henning. Larry was preceded in death by his parents Tyresa (Cox) and Leland Luttrell; brother Jerry Lee Luttrell; and nephew Jerry Lee Luttrell, Jr.