Larry attended McCook Community College for one year. In 1961 he married Janice Burk from Brewster, Ks. They had two children, a daughter, Sherry born in 1963 and a son, Darin born in 1968. He worked at different jobs throughout his life starting at McCook Packing and ending at Valmont. He also worked at farming, veterinary, railroading, and owning his own business. Larry enjoyed his family and three grandchildren as they were the most important part of his life. His proudest moments were when his daughter, Sherry won a Gold Medal at the Special Olympics at Salt Lake City, Utah and when his son, Darin graduated with a Doctorate in Denistry from the University of Nebraska School of Denistry.