US Air Force

Larry LeRoy Grant

October 3, 1940 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 79)


A public visitation will be 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 18th at O’Leary Funeral Services in Norwalk with a Military Graveside Service at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 19th at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel, Iowa.  Military services by the United States Air Force Honor Guard will be accorded.

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Larry's Life Story

Larry LeRoy Grant, the son of Everett and Margaret Grant, was born October 3, 1940 in Des Moines, Iowa.  He grew up in  Des Moines and graduated from Des Moines Tech High School with the Class of 1958.  Following high school, he enlisted in the United States Marines.  Following his honorable discharge, he worked various tool and die jobs in Des Moines before joining the Air National Guard at the Des Moines airport.  There he worked for over 20 years in doing Fabrication before retiring. 


Larry enjoyed classic cars, coin and stamp collecting, and fishing.  He was incredibly involved with the Des Moines Southside Little League organization where he served as President, coached and was an umpire. 


Larry died at his home Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from natural causes.  He was preceded in death by his parents.


He is survived by his children, Elaine Grant of Oceanside, CA, Tiffany Grant of Des Moines, IA, Larry (wife, Jennifer) Grant of Yukon, OK, and Jim (wife, Christin) Grant of Norwalk; a sister, Jeri Ann Means of Schaumburg, IL; and several grandchildren including, Jordan (Sam), Jesse, Andrew (Alexa), Chas, Peiton, and Meilin.


O’Leary Funeral Services in Norwalk is handling arrangements.  For more information call (515) 981-0700.

To send flowers to Larry's family, please visit our floral store.


June 18, 2020

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
O'Leary Funeral & Cremation Services
1020 Main Street
Norwalk, IA 50205

Graveside Service
June 19, 2020

9:30 AM
Iowa Veteran's Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, Iowa 50003-

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