Lauren L. "Larry" Cederquist, 75, of 356 Iowa Ave., Girard, Ohio, formerly of Jamestown, N.Y. and Florida, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in the Northside Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio.
He was born Nov. 24, 1937, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Elmer L. and Evelyn Ecklund Cederquist.
Larry was a graduate of Southwestern Central School, and was a member of the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club, the National Rifle Association and the Mt. Moriah Lodge 145 Free and Accepted Masons.
Before his retirement, he was employed as a truck driver for the Midland Oil and Asphalt Materials Inc.
Surviving are his wife, the former Margaret A. Maus, whom he married July 3, 1967; two sons: Terry Cederquist of Girard, Ohio, and Scott Cederquist; a grandson, James Cederquist of Portville, N.Y.; two brothers: Calvin (Sharon) Cederquist of Jamestown, and David (Sandy) Cederquist of Sanford, Fla.; and three sisters: Mary Beth Bimber of Lavonia, N.Y., Linda Braun of Jamestown, and Amy Gulick of Sanford, Fla.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, James Cederquist, who died April 10, 1993.
The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Alan Anderson, pastor of the Bethel Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 155 Washington Ave., Suite 210, Albany, NY 12210.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Larry at www.lindfuneralhome.com.