Subscribe | E-Editions | Free E-editions | River News 75 | Super Shopper - FREE | About Us | Contact Us | FREE Classified Items Under $50
The Northwoods River News | Rhinelander, Wisconsin

home : obituaries : obituaries
April 20, 2021

2/5/2021 7:30:00 AM
Laurence "Larry" G. McGuire

Laurence "Larry" G. McGuire, age 83, of Rhinelander, died Jan. 31, 2021, at the Riverview Health Center in Tomahawk. He was born Oct. 27, 1937 in Waukegan, Illinois, the son of Ralph and Evelyn (Miller) McGuire.

Larry graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1955 and entered the Navy a few months later. He was stationed on the USS Kidd during his service years. Upon discharge, he married the love of his life, Joanne Flees on Oct. 21, 1961. They resided in Rhinelander and raised their family while working in, and eventually taking over, the family business, Birchfield Nurseries.

For many years, Larry could be seen out and about the Rhinelander community, and surrounding areas, helping people out with their landscaping needs. In the early 1970s, he could also be found, in the winter months, managing Camp 10 Ski Hill. He could talk with anyone and was known to start up conversations with just about anyone that crossed his path.

Larry had many loves - taking pictures, camping, his faith, helping out at church/community functions, but most of all, his family. He took great pride in his sons and grandchildren and attended many events that they participated in. All while holding the camera up to his eye to capture the moments. His smile and helpful personality will be greatly missed.

Larry is survived by his sons Larry (Betsy) McGuire and Greg (Julie) McGuire, his grandchildren Allison (Nick) Korte, Stephanie, Darren, Brendan and Marisa, his brothers William (Carol) McGuire and Lewis (Jan) McGuire, nieces, nephews, other family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Joanne and his parents.

A visitation for Larry will be held on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Carlson Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church with Father Chris Kemp officiating. Interment will follow the services in the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Cemetery. Masks will be required and social distancing will be observed at the funeral home and at the church. You may leave your private condolences for the McGuire family at www.carlsonfh.com. The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is serving the McGuire family.





Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, and meet the comment guidelines (see "Comment Guidelines" at right). There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search
search sponsored by



Subscription Login
LOGIN | SUBSCRIBE

Order photo reprints

Classifieds
Advertising Information

Community Connections
Submit to Newspaper...

Ced Vig's books for sale
Kris Gilbertson's 'I Recall...'




Life
Facebook | All Things | Wisconsin Lottery | The Lakeland Times - affiliate | Winter Road Conditions | Snow/Trail Conditions


The Northwoods River News | Walker Communications, LLC
232 S. Courtney Street, Rhinelander, WI 54501 | Office (715) 365-6397 | Fax (715) 365-6361

Corporate billing office: The Lakeland Times / Lakeland Printing Inc. | P.O. Box 790, Minocqua, WI 54548 | (715) 356-5236 | Fax (715) 358-2121
Members of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Community Papers, Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce

Site Design and Content | Copyright 2021 1up!

Software © 1998-2021 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved