Larry Dean Plante, age 89, of Baxter, died on Monday, April 18, 2022, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Brainerd. Family and friends are invited to gather for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Larry was born to Walter and Velda (Nelson) Plante in Fort Ripley on May 10, 1932. He was proud to have served his country in the United States Army. Larry spent his career working at Potlatch. Outside of work, Larry loved to come up with new ideas and create ways to make any project smoother.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy (Pickar) Plante; three children, Renee (Bob) Schindeldecker, Alan (Lisa) Plante and Cindy Plante; seven grandchildren, Rachel (Jamey) Volkl, Rebecca (Phil) Toso, Ronda (T.J.) Schindeldecker, Amanda (David) Campos, Joshua Plante, Claire Paycer and Ben Paycer; two great-grandchildren, Isabella, and Jackson; and many other family members and friends. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Susan Norskov.
Memorial are preferred to Birthright or The Salvation Army.
Arrangements are with the Nelson-Doran Funeral Home, Brainerd.