Cover photo for LARRY A. SHANABROOK's Obituary


January 25, 1949 — August 30, 2013

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Larry A. Shanabrook, 64, of Tiffin, died 5:51 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2013 at the Fremont Memorial Hospital E.R.

He was born January 25, 1949 in Dover, Ohio to Andrew L. and Betty L. (Moore) Shanabrook.  He married Beth Ann Baird,40 years ago,  August 18, 1973 in Chippewa Lake, Ohio and she survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Lorena A. Shanabrook of Columbia, S.C. and a sister, Andrea (Larry) Lloyd of Dover. He is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Bill (Twyla) Baird of Tyler, Texas, a sister-in-law, Nancy Baird of Topeka, Kan. plus nieces, nephews and cousins.

Larry was a 1967 New Philadelphia High School graduate, and attended Kent State University for 4 years. He had retired from Whirlpool Corp. in Clyde and prior to that he had worked at Heidelberg University, National Machinery and Traunero Funeral Home.  He was a member of Fremont Alliance Church.  He had been the basketball manager at New Philadelphia High School, the football manager at Kent State University and statistician for the girls basketball team at Columbian High School. He served for 13 years as an usher at Ohio State University football games, and from 1983-1984 he lived in Ecuador doing missionary work.

Visitation for family and friends will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113.

Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Fremont Alliance Church 436 N. Brush St. Fremont, Ohio 43420  with Pastor Glenn Merrill officiating with a luncheon following.

Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, September 6, at Evergreen Burial Park, New Philadelphia, with a luncheon following the committal.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fremont Alliance Church Building Fund, Home Away from Home, Toledo 2213 Cherry St. Toledo, Ohio 43608 or to the Quaker  Dome c/o the Quaker Club, P.O. Box 202 New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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