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Larry Allen Darkow

Posted 2012-01-08 by mhenderson
Today's News-Herald, Lake Havasu City, AZ -
Published Saturday, January 7, 2012 -

Larry Allen Darkow passed away Jan. 1, 2012 in Lake Havasu City, at the
age of 66. He was born to Arnold and Corrine (Stage) Darkow Feb. 23,
1945 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Larry proudly served under the direction of the United States Army,
serving twelve years during the Vietnam Conflict. He was awarded the
Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Bronze Star Medal,
among other medals. He married his beloved bride, Audrey Marie Norton
December 2, 1994. Larry was one of the founding members of the POW MIA
Rolling Thunder Run to the Wall in 1987 and 1988. He loved to play poker
and do magic for the kids. Larry was a good father and grandfather and a
wonderful husband.

Larry leaves behind his wife of 17 years, Audrey M. Darkow; three sons,
Stephen (Ana) Kowny, Peter (Mary), and Joe Porter; two daughters, Jolene
Porter and Kimberley Vanasse; six grandchildren and one great
grandchild.

A private service and celebration of Larry’s life was held at the family
home.

Thoughts and condolences may be submitted to the family at www.lietz-
frazefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements were placed under the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home &
Crematory.

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