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Lawrence "Larry" Oaks

Lawrence “Larry” Oaks


Lawrence “Larry” Oaks, 85, of Backus, Minn., passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at Good Samaritan Society, Pine River, Minn.

Larry was born Feb. 5, 1928, in St. Paul, Minn.

He is survived by his wife, Rosella “Freck” (LaBore) Oaks; sons, Doug (Paula) Oaks, Tom (Sarah) Oaks, Kenny Oaks, Gordy Oaks, Steve (Norma) Oaks, Jim Oaks and Larry (Jenny) Oaks; daughters, Teresa (Gilbert) Trujillo, Bunny Oaks, DJ (Scott) Quick and Karen (Scott) Birchem; son-in-law, Marty Frigaard; 30 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Joni Frigaard; one granddaughter and one grandson; six brothers and one sister.

Mass of Christian Burial was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Pine River. Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Norwood Cemetery, rural Pine River.

Arrangements were with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.