MARSHFIELD, Wis. — Larry Gene Urbick, 74, of Marshfield and formerly Arcadia died with his family by his side, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.
Larry was born May 28, 1944, in Galesville, to Lambert and Clarice (Bjorge) Urbick. He was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church in Arcadia.
Larry graduated from Arcadia High School in 1962 and received an associate’s degree from MATC. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving from 1962 to 1966. On Oct. 1, 1965, he married the love of his life, Janet Watson, at Christ’s American Lutheran Church in Odessa, Texas. He was an IT specialist at ADM Cocoa in Milwaukee, retiring April 1, 2010.
Larry loved fishing, camping, was an avid Packers fan and a VFW member. Larry adored his daughters and grandchildren and loved his two spoiled Shelties. He also enjoyed working Sudoku puzzles and playing euchre.
Larry is survived by his wife, Janet of Marshfield; two daughters, Julie (Kimberly) Reynolds of Sun Prairie, Wis., Vicki (Chuck) Thom of Stoughton, Wis.; six grandchildren, Chris (Bre) Counard, Kiara (Steven) Counard, Cody Counard, Kylie Counard, Cadin Counard and Zaiden Lalley; two brothers, Roger Urbick of Whitehall, Herbie Urbick of Independence; one sister, Sharon (Bob) Byrne of Trempealeau. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Joyce Moe, Betty Jane Knutson and Sonia Raab.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Christ Lutheran Church, 821 Lincoln St., Arcadia, with Rev. David Johnson officiating. Friends and family may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Glencoe Lutheran Cemetery in rural Arcadia, with military rites by Tickfer-Erickson Legion Post 17.
The family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses at Marshfield Medical Center, along with all the doctors, nurses, aides and chaplains from Ascension Hospice Care.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorials to the American Cancer Society.
Wozney-Killian Funeral Home, Arcadia, WI is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.wozneykillianfh.com.