AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Laurence “Larry” Goude, of Mora, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 at Hopkins Health Services. He was 78 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Mora with Pastor Dean Oelfke officiating.
MEMORIAL VISITATION Will be held 1 hour prior to the service on Tuesday.
Laurence “Larry” John Goude, of Mora, passed away at the age of 78 on Friday, October 26, 2018.
Laurence was born April 13, 1940 to Clarence W. “Bill” and Margret (Botz) Goude in
Minneapolis Minnesota. Laurence was the 2nd of 5 children; William (Sherry) Goude, Marcy
(McKee), Daniel Goude, and Alan (Pat) Goude.
Laurence, Larry to those who knew him, graduated from Robbinsdale High School in
1958. Shortly after High School, Larry served in the Navy as an engineer from 1960-1964.
Larry enjoyed hunting and fishing in his free time. If anyone was looking for him, he could
almost always be found out in the woods cutting down trees or splitting wood. Larry and Andrea
enjoyed spending summers at their cabin in Sauk Centre, Minnesota with their children and
grandchildren. The family also enjoyed staying at the resort at Breeze Point where they would
relax by the pools and enjoy time as a family.
Larry and his late wife Andrea Hartwell (Johnson) were married June 18, 1970. They had
been married for 46 wonderful years. Andrea predeceased Larry in 2016. Larry and Andrea had
8 children combined. Before Andrea and Larry moved to Mora Minnesota, Larry worked for US
West until 1990. After working multiple jobs around town, Larry finally retired from the Grand
Casino in Hinckley. Larry, never one to be bored, took up a job at Fleet-Go in Mora during his
retirement “Just to get out of the house”.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents; beloved wife Andrea, and son Steve.
Larry is survived by his siblings; his children, Dawn Goude-Godlewski, James (Leigh)
Goude, Michael Goude, Ronald Koczur (Deb Melby), Scott Goude (Jennifer Olmstead), Melissa
(Scott) Ringler, and LaTanya (Morton) Goude; 15 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren;
and many nieces,nephews, other relatives and friends.