Larry G. Kochen

Larry G. Kochen

February 19,1929- June 26, 2023

Retired after a 54 year career at Robert’s Dairy. Larry is survived by wife, Joyce E. Kochen; Three children, Craig (Lori) Kochen, Eric (Sherry) Kochen, Lori (Tim) Mueller.; 11 grandchildren: Ryan, Justin, Brandon, Toby, Randi, Dustin, Haley, Kyle, Nick, Kory and Tony.; 11 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by parents, Frank Sr. and Beatrice Kochen; brother, Frank; sister, Darlene; and grandson, Kevin.

FAMLY RECEIVES FRIENDS: Friday, June 30, 2023, 5:30PM to 7:30PM at the West Center Chapel., FUNERAL SERVICE: Saturday, July 1, 2023, 10:00AM at Morning Star Lutheran Church 331 S 85th Ave. INTERMENT: Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Morning Star Lutheran Church. To view a live broadcast of the Service, please go to and click the “view livecast” button.


  • Sandra Sloan Posted June 27, 2023 4:55 pm

    Larry will be greatly missed. I will remember him well………all the wonderful Gourmet meals shared, and his home made ice cream on many Forth of Julys.

  • Terry & Marion Jorgenson Posted June 27, 2023 5:36 pm

    Dear Joyce & Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing, we can still see him climbing his ladder, no matter how the years passed!

    We will be out of town so will miss his service.

    Terry & Marion

  • Tom and Deb LaLonde Posted June 27, 2023 5:37 pm

    Deepest sympathy to all in the family. Such a wonderful life he had , full of family and love..

  • Karl and Sally Kammerer Posted June 28, 2023 7:21 am

    Our prayers for the whole Kochen Family. Joyce and Larry have a wonderful legacy of a beautiful family. Our prayer for comfort and peace in their loss of a wonderful man With such sadness. We love you all.

  • Pat Mollner Posted June 28, 2023 9:02 am

    So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing…

  • Kelly Thole Posted June 29, 2023 7:21 am

    Dear Joyce, Craig,Eric, & Lori,
    Bravo to a beautiful life. Larry Kochen, the epitome of a gentleman. When he walked into a room his presence quickly became a joy to all. He easily made friends & truly engaged with all . He judged no one.
    He respected all of humanity. God blessed us well with this life.
    So,to my forever friends, the Kochens, dance like the guy who loved it and live your life to the fullest. Love to all, Kelly & Steve Thole

  • S. Majidi Posted July 13, 2023 5:01 pm

    Larry will be missed by those who knew him at Candlewood . He was a very nice neighbor and a very kind individual. My condolences to his family. RIP larry…

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