Larry Bybee


Larry LeRoy Bybee (Pillager), beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great guy, age 79, passed away on Thursday, December 16th, 2021 at Banned Desert Medical Center in Mesa, AZ.

Larry was born on May 13th, 1942 in Delavan, MN to Gilbert and Margaret (Madson) Bybee. Larry graduated from Staples High School in 1960. Larry served in the United States Army from March 1964 to March 1966.

Larry met and married Mary Johnson of Morris, MN on September 18, 1965. He worked for Ferrellgas for 35 years until he retired. His hobbies included golfing, fishing, hunting, playing cards, playing marbles, an occasional casino trip, happy hours, traveling and most of all spending time his family. He was a member of the Pillager Lions Club and the American Legion Post #100.

Larry will be deeply missed by his children, son Don Bybee (Mankato), daughter Danelle Bybee (Pillager), son David (Buddy) Brown (Pillager), 9 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, brother Jerry (Joan) Bybee (Deer River), many nieces, nephews, cousins and his girlfriend Sue McCargar (Moses Lake, WA). He is preceded in death by his parents, wife and son Tim Bybee.

Services will be held on Friday, May 13th, 2022 at Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, 7348 Excelsior Rd, Baxter, MN 56425. A memorial service will be held at 11am with a luncheon to follow, provided by the Pillager Lions Club. Interment will be held at the State Veteran’s Cemetery at Camp Ripley at 3pm.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Baxter.

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