William "Larry" Lawrence Klockenteger
Larry was born on September 11, 1942 in Anchorage, Alaska to William Steninger and Genevieve Sackett Klockenteger and passed away on March 22, 2014 in Castle Pines, Colorado. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Kathleen Nixon-Bowdish (Bruce), Kristopher Klockenteger (Kelly), and Karla Shaw (Marc); his granddaughters, Calley, Camryn, Emerson, and grandson, Soren, as well as his brothers, Gary and John, and their families.
Larry graduated from Juneau High School in Alaska in 1960, and went on to earn his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Alaska in Fairbanks in 1966. He spent almost four decades working for the Federal Highway Administration, living in a variety of places, including Wisconsin, Kentucky, North Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and, his first love, Colorado. His primary job was engineering roads and bridges through the National Parks.
Larry had a great love for nature, U.S. history, travel, reading, the Boston Red Sox, a multitude of expensive gadgets, photography, and his family. His legacy will continue through his children and the roads he had a part in creating for the adventures of others.
His ashes are interred at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, Washington with his parents.
A memorial fund has been set up at Juneau-Douglas High School to honor his life.
Published in The Juneau Empire on Apr. 10, 2014