Larry Eatherton

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LARRY P. EATHERTON, 75 of Menominee passed away on Tuesday November 28, 2017 at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers, MI. Larry was born on March 10, 1942 in Midland, MI to the late Dale and Bernice (Thorpe) Eatherton.  He proudly served his Country in the United States Army.  On August 16, 1981 Larry married the former Sandra Draheim in Stephenson, MI.  He worked as a State Trooper for the Michigan State Police from 1966-1990.  Following his retirement Larry worked at Angeli’s for 10 years.  Larry enjoyed detailing cars, watching the Detroit Lions and going to the YMCA.  He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife: Sandra of Menominee; children:  Lori (Eric) Bates of Menominee, Shari Eatherton of Marinette and Phillip (Nola) Eatherton of Peshtigo; 2 step children:  Mark (Heidi) Simon of Menominee and Pamela (Bruce) Roberts of Marquette; and 10 grandchildren.  Larry was preceded in death by his 3 brothers:  Don, Robert and Gerald.

A memorial service will be held for Larry on Sunday December 3, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Emmanuel Lutheran Church with Reverend Mark Laatsch officiating.  Anderson Diehm Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.



  1. Linda Gilson  November 29, 2017

    So sorry that you have passed Uncle Larry, the last of the 4 boys to go. I know Heaven welcomed you joyfully. Sandy, Lori, Shari and Phil, my thoughts are with you at this time. XXOO from your cousin,
    Linda (and Mark) Gilson