Larry Barnum

Obituary of Larry M. Barnum

Larry M Barnum, age 81, of Bancroft, passed away Saturday January 15, 2022, at the Durand Senior Care Facility. He was born in Owosso, MI on March 2, 1940, the son of Guy & Ruth (Mortimer) Barnum. He graduated from Owosso High School in the class of 1958. Larry grew up on a farm near Vernon MI, owned Downtown Texaco in Owosso, Larry’s Gulf in Bancroft, and went on to work at Michigan State University until his retirement in 2003. In 1979 he married Sue Janet Their. He enjoyed fishing and spending time at his boat in Manistee, fixing and building things, and helping friends and family. Larry is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sue, 3 children, Robin Nelson of Saint Joseph, Brian (Tammy) Barnum of Bancroft, and Peter (Shana) Barnum of Mason; 10 Grandchildren, Michelle, Katie, Nick, Jamie, Brian, Rachel, Emma, William, Sophia, and Amelia; siblings Darlene (Ray) Cole, Edwin (Ruth) Barnum, Tammy (Karl) Robbins, Terry Barnum, Gaylene Barnum, and Edwina (Charlie) Johnson, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents. Larry’s wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. To sign online guestbook, visit Arrangements made with Cremation Society of Mid Michigan.
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