Larry Strohmeyer was a dearly treasured father, husband, grandfather, brother, and friend. He passed peacefully in his home on September 14, 2021, in his home in Danville, California, with his son and daughter-in-law at his side. He was 78 years old.
Larry was born February 17, 1943, in Dubuque, Iowa. As a teenager he moved with his parents and two sisters to Downey, California, and then attended University of Idaho, where he played football for the Idaho Vandals and met the love of his life, Sally.
After graduating from University of Idaho in 1966, Larry and Sally were married September 3, 1966. Together they raised a son, Robert, and enjoyed a long and happy marriage until Sally’s passing in 2012.
Larry proudly served in the United States Navy before beginning his career in the food business. He led a dynamic career in Sales and Marketing organizations at Carnation, Nabisco Foods, and Yves, bringing many innovative and memorable products to market over a span of 40 years, and establishing great friendships along the way.
In 2016, Larry was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, but maintained a positive mindset and an active lifestyle, enjoying time with family and friends throughout his remaining days.
Larry is lovingly remembered by his son, Robert, his sisters Joanne and Linda, his daughter-in-law, Christine, and his grandchildren, Maya and Grayson, as well as hundreds of family and friends. His warmth, humor, and love live on in the hearts of all who knew him.
A funeral service will be held Friday, October 1, 2021 at 11am at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 2601 San Ramon Valley Blvd, in San Ramon, California.
A Masonic memorial will be held Friday, October 1, 2021, at 5pm at Acalanes Fellowship Lodge, 925 Moraga Rd, in Lafayette, California. There will be a short social hour before the ceremony, and dinner will be served afterward. Registration is required for dinner. (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/memorial-for-bro-larry-w-strohmeyer-tickets-174558979607)Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and/or a negative COVID-19 PCR test will be required for entry to the facility.
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