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Lawrence Patrick Flanagan

December 25, 1927 — March 1, 2021

Lawrence (Larry) Patrick Flanagan, 93, died Monday, March 1, 2021 in Gillette, Wyoming of natural causes. Funeral services are Friday, March 12 at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Oak Creek, Colorado at 10 a.m. with burial to follow at South Routt Cemetery in Yampa, Colorado. Larry was born on December 25, 1927, in San Bernardino, California to Elmore (Bud) and Sue (O’Toole) Flanagan. He served in the United States Navy from 1946 to 1948. He earned a degree in restaurant management from Denver University. Larry moved to Colorado in 1949 when his father bought the Eagle Rock Lakes fishing resort in Yampa. In spring of 1959, Larry met Pauline Vak. They were married September 12, 1959 and had 3 children: Kathleen born in 1960, Sharon born in 1962 and Michael born in 1964. In 1971, Larry and Pauline took over the Eagle Rock Lakes and lived there until they retired in 1995. In 2000, they moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona. In 2018, they moved to Gillette, Wyoming to be closer to family. Larry is survived by his wife of 61 years, Pauline; daughter Kathleen (Tim) Albin of Wright, Wyoming; daughter Sharon Flanagan of Steamboat Springs, Colorado; son Mike (Tara) Flanagan of Carlisle, Pennsylvania; 14 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and younger sister Patsy. In lieu of flowers, Larry wished for donations to be made to Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation, c/o GrandKids in honor of Larry Flanagan, P.O. Box 883415, Steamboat Springs, CO 80488
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