Lorenz “Larry” K. Marcus Sr., 79, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, with his wife by his side, on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at Progressive Care Center. He was born April 30, 1944 in Sheboygan to the late Henry and Annette (Rieboldt) Marcus. Larry attended Sheboygan South High School and proudly went on to serve in the US Navy serving in the Vietnam War and being a purple heart recipient. Larry further served with the Army Reserves and National Guard retiring after 25 years of service.
On August 20, 1971 he was united in marriage to the love of his life Lola Gene Morgan in Reno, NV. Together they celebrated 52 years.
Larry worked for the Kohler Company for 34 years retiring in 2006.
Larry was a true gearhead, you could always find him in his garage working on cars, snowblowers, or any other project he had. He loved cars and enjoyed collecting both a variety of cars and trucks. His family was his pride and joy. Larry enjoyed taking family trips in the RV, going hunting, and spending time with his grandchildren creating many lasting memories. Larry was also an avid 49ers fan. On Sundays, you could find him watching the games and making sure the Packers weren’t winning.
He is survived by his wife, of 52 years, Lola Gene, son Lorenz “Larry” K. (Becky) Marcus Jr., daughter Lori (Gary Jr.) Stolper, grandchildren; Emily (Kurtis) Marcus, Hanna Stolper, Abigail Marcus, Theodore Marcus, and Tyler Stolper, sister Maris (Gene) Gumtow, brothers-in-law Buddy, Marty, Pat and Jeff Morgan, and sister-in-law Judy Phemester. Larry is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, in-laws Eugene and Lola Morgan, sister Sandra Booth, and brothers-in-law Darrell and Frank Morgan.
A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 21, 2023 at 12:30 PM at Zimmer Westview Funeral & Cremation Care Center, W2132 Garton Rd. Sheboygan. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Sunrise Memorial Garden. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Monday, August 21, 2023 from 10:30 AM until the time of service at the FUNERAL HOME. If you are unable to join the family for the service, it will be livestreamed on Larry’s obituary page on the funeral home website.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Center or Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Larry’s name.
The family would like to thank Dr. Woody and his staff for all their care and compassion and to his niece, Jeri Gumtow for all her love and support.