Lawrence (Larry) Michael Barrailler |

Lawrence (Larry) Michael Barrailler

Larry Barrailler passed away March 9, 2012, after a long battle with cancer. At the time of his death he resided in Oak Harbor, Washington.

Larry was born October 6, 1940, in Emporia, Kansas, to Margaret (O’Day) Glaser and Merle Glaser. Larry moved to Aspen, Colorado, in 1946 with his mother and sister. He graduated from Aspen High School in 1959. In 1964 he joined the U.S. Navy. After his tour of duty, he married Darlene McAdams of Wisconsin.

They had three sons and were later divorced. He then returned to Colorado, where he worked for Anchutz Coal Co. in Carbondale. He then went into the water well drilling business with his brother in-law.

Larry retired from the Federal Civil Service in Craig, Colorado. He relocated to Oak Harbor, Washington, to be near his son, Jim. At the end of his battle with cancer, he was lovingly cared for by his son, Jim, and his ex-wife Darlene and her husband Jerry.

Preceding Larry in death were his mother Margaret (Peggy) Ferguson, father Merle Glaser, stepfather Adolph Barrailler, 2 sons Dick and Ben, and daughter-in-law Jill.

Survivors include son Jim of Oak Harbor, Wash., sisters Patricia (Ralph) Zordell of Franklin Grove, Ill., Maria (Darrell) Sorensen of Silt, Co., Jean (Allen) Lambert of Crown City, OH, 2 granddaughters and 1 grandson.

There will be no funeral services in honor of his request.

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