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Larry Kimball

Aug. 21, 1941-Sept. 14, 2009

Larry B. Kimball, 68, of Ulen, died Monday, September 14, 2009 at Mahnomen Health Center in Mahnomen.

Larry was born the son of Luther and Arlene (Hasbargen) Kimball on Aug. 21, 1941 in rural Campbell, Minn. He attended country school in Foxhome, Minn., and later attended Morris Science School in Morris, Minn.

Larry married Judith Leitheiser on Sept. 17, 1965 in Sisseton, S.D. They made their home in rural Frazee, where Larry farmed for a few years before moving to Moorhead. He sold insurance and worked at Ames Sand and Gravel as a heavy equipment operator for 14 years. He and Judith moved to Ulen in 1976. Larry also worked for UBC Lumber in Detroit Lakes, and also hauled grain for Circle E Farms in Ulen and Mark Sand and Gravel in Fergus Falls before retiring in 2005.

Larry enjoyed spending time with his grandson, Taylor, fishing, and in the last year riding bike with his wife, Judith.

Surviving Larry are his wife, Judith Kimball of Ulen; three sons, Tony (Wendy) Kimball of Fergus Falls, Jim (Roxanne) Kimball of Reno, Nev., and Darrin (Kim) Kimball of Las Vegas, Nev.; two grandchildren; mother, Arlene Kimball of Fergus Falls; three brothers, Benny (Donna) Kimball of Fergus Falls, Roger (Kaye) Kimball of Moorhead and Glen (Donita) Kimball of Detroit Lakes; a sister, Lori (Terry) Jaros of Fergus Falls; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding Larry in death was his father, Luther.

Larry's family will have a gathering to remember his life from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the home of his sister, Lori Jaros in Fergus Falls.

Arrangements have been entrusted to West-Kjos Funeral Home. Those wanting to share memories and condolences are invited to use the funeral home's online messages of sympathy section at