Laurence Leroy McDanel, Sr.
Sunrise, September 29, 1950 – Sunset, April 7, 2023
Laurence “Larry” Leroy McDanel, Sr. was born September 29, 1950 in Sioux Rapids, Iowa to Galen and Vera McDanel.
Larry is survived by his wife, Priscilla; his children, Michelle Perea (Rich), Laurence, Jr. (Stephanie), and Lana Lewis (Justin); his grandchildren, Stachea, Frank, Richie, Maria, David, Mercedes, Isabella, Taya, Justice, Jadyn, Mason; his great-grandchildren, Augustin, Ellianah, Camilo, Frankie, Avalia, Audin; his sister, Ruth; his brother, Butch (Chris); his sister, Cherish (Ben).
He was preceded in death by his father, Galen; his mother, Vera; and his siblings, Anita, Joan, Jean, Rolty, Vera, Bill, and Mary.
Larry proudly served in the United States Air Force for twenty years. He retired in December of 1989.
Services will be held on Tuesday, April 18, at the Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80910. Viewing at 9am, Service at 10am. Burial at 12pm at Pikes Peak National Cemetery; full military honors. Reception to follow.