After graduating from Halsey High School in 1957, Larry attended Chadron State Teachers college for two years. He transferred to the School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City, SD for his junior year. He returned to Chadron State for his senior year and graduated Cum Laude. He was also a member of the Blue Key Honor Society. He taught math at Chappell, Ne, then Sprague-Martell, and eventually at Irving Junior High in Lincoln. He went on to earn a master’s degree in mathematics at UNL.
In 1969, he got his real estate license. He also earned his Brokers license and started his own appraisal business. He was working on his last appraisal the day before his first stroke.
Larry loved spending time in nature and was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed sleeping under an open sky, fishing for bass, and duck and pheasant hunting. He also had a flair for photography.
Larry recently received his medallion for celebrating his 37th year of sobriety. He touched many lives over the past 30 years in the AA community.
Left to cherish his memory are daughters Julie (Ray) Manske and Becky Wrasse, all of Lincoln; Grandchildren Hunter Ellis, Evan Van Winkle, Parker, Quincy, Oscar, Anna, and Lucy Wrasse;
Sister Marilyn (Tom) Reigert, Lincoln; nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents, Son Dr. John Wrasse, sister Berniece, and infant twin sisters.
Memorial Service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 4th. Roper and Sons Midtown Chapel, 4300 O St.
Memorials to Alcoholics Anonymous.