June 23, 1954-June 29, 2014
Larry W. Rishovd, 60, of Detroit Lakes, died June 29, 2014 at Sanford Health in Fargo.
Larry Wayne Rishovd was born to Harry and Arlene (Warren) Rishovd on June 23, 1954 in Detroit Lakes. He grew up and attended school in Detroit Lakes, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1972.
He worked for the railroad and also for Dynamic Homes of Detroit Lakes before attending the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he received both bachelor's and master's degrees in education. He taught school in Henderson, Nev., for 23 years before retiring and moving back to Detroit Lakes.
Larry enjoyed golfing, hunting and fishing. He was a very caring person who liked to help others. He is survived by his mother, Arlene Rishovd of Detroit Lakes; one brother, Gary (Carol) Rishovd of Thompson, N.D.; one sister, Sandra (Mark) Williams of Detroit Lakes; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
His father, Harry Rishovd, preceded him in death.
Memorial services are set for 3 p.m. Thursday July 3 at the West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.
Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 2 at the West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.