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E. Royle, 70, of Grand Island,
died Sunday, June 14, 2009 at Saint Francis Medical Center.
Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at All Faiths Funeral
Home Chapel. The Reverend Daniel Bremer will officiate. Burial
will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-7 Wednesday at All Faiths Funeral
Larry was born March 20, 1939 on the family farm in Sherman County,
the son of Bernard and Marie (Hansen) Royle.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Cecilia;
his children and their spouses, Mike and Susan Royle of Central City,
Greg and Sandy Royle of Central City, Nanette and Anthony Lewis of
Buckeye, AZ and Tina Royle of Grand Island; his twin brother and
sister-in-law, Loren and Joyce Royle of Lexington, NE and sister-in-law,
Lois Royle of Lexington, NE.
Also left to cherish his memory are ten grandchildren;
brothers-in-law, Steve Hruby of Hordville and David Hruby of Acne,
WA, sister-in-law, Madelyn Hruby of Omaha and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother,
Larry grew up on the family farm near Litchfield and
graduated from Litchfield High School in
1957. On April 20, 1970, he was united in marriage to Cecilia
Hruby. The couple made their home in Grand Island. Larry
was an insurance agent for Metropolitan Life Insurance for 17 years
and an agent for Allstate Insurance Company for 25 years. He
retired in 1999.
He loved to refurbish older homes and rental properties.
As a master woodcarver, he built cabinets and furniture. Larry
enjoyed buying and selling antiques, gambling at the casinos, and
was known to tell a great story.
Memorials are suggested to the Salvation Army.