Lawrence (Larry) Charles Sohrakoff was born in Marysville, CA on July 30th, 1952. He passed away while on vacation in Hawaii, February 7th, 2014.
Larry attended Wheatland schools and Yuba College. He farmed hay, rice, walnuts and also did construction work. He was a member of the La Porte Snowmobile Club, a member of the Frank C. Reilly Clampus, board member of the Levee Commission 2001, member of Bear River Almond Hulling Assn. 2001, member of Dry Creek Mutual District Board, and past member of Plumas Brophy Fire District.
Larry was a high school football player for 3 years. He joined 4-H when he was 11 yeas old. Larry enjoyed riding his horse, Pepper in 4-H shows. In his adult years, Larry spent many weekends kayaking, driving his jeep in the hills and grooming snowmobile trails.
He is survived by his parents, James and Mima Sohrakoff; brothers, Jim, Jr., of Magalia, Phillip of Wheatland and his wife, Melissa; and niece and nephew, Lillian and Ireland.
A memorial service will be held on March 1st, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Wheatland Community Center, 101 C. St. A catered luncheon will be provided after the memorial.
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Published in Appeal Democrat from Feb. 18 to Feb. 28, 2014