LAWRENCE "LARRY" R. SHEEHAN, 83, of Garrett, died on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at his residence. Born June 6, 1929, in Minneapolis, Minn., he was a son of the late Raymond and Anna Sheehan. He was a Korean War veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force. He married Alice M. McGlade on Nov. 24, 1956, in Minneapolis; she survives in Fort Wayne. He was the owner of Sheehan Hearing Aid Center for over 40 years. Larry was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garrett, St. Vincent dePaul, Fort Wayne, Garrett American Legion, and Knights of Columbus Council 1790. He is also survived by a daughter, Rosie (Mark) Oswald of Fort Wayne; and two grandchildren, Abby and Dillon Oswald of Fort Wayne. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Ray, Jim, John, and Don Sheehan; and a sister, Mary Hoffman. Funeral Mass is 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, with visitation one hour prior, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garrett. Fr. Gary Sigler officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Cedar Creek Cemetery, Garrett. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Joseph Catholic School or donor's choice. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home of Garrett. To send a condolence or to sign the online guestbook, visit www.thomasfuneralhome.org
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 14, 2013