Richard E. Larew

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Richard E. Larew

Iowa City

Richard E. Larew died Tuesday, April 29 at Mercy Hospital Hospice surrounded by loving family members.

A memorial service was held Saturday, May 3rd at First Presbyterian Church in Iowa City.

In 1975 he joined the faculty of The Ohio State University College of Civil and Environmental Engineering. There he developed the construction management program. He initiated and taught many innovative courses in this field of study and advised countless senior undergraduates and graduate students. After retiring from OSU in 1996 he and Louise returned to Iowa City.

Dick's memory will be treasured by his survivors: his wife Louise, his sons Dr. Richard E.B. Larew (Ann) and James C. Larew (Mary) and his daughter Elizabeth G. Frost (Scott); his twelve grandchildren: one great grandson, James; one nephew and two nieces.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials may be directed to the Regina Foundation for the Regina Boys Soccer Program or to the College of Engineering Student Aid Fund at the University of Iowa Foundation (University of Iowa, P.O.Box 4550, Iowa City, Iowa 52244)

Online condolences may sent to the family at or to the family at 510 Larch Lane, Iowa City, Iowa 52245.

Funeral Home
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service
605 Kirkwood Ave Iowa City, IA 52240
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register on May 4, 2014
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