Lawrence "Larry" Jenkins

Born in Erie, PA
Born on Oct 11, 1931
Departed on Sep 4, 2021


Lawrence “Larry” G Jenkins of Shellsburg, Iowa passed away September 4, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics following a short illness. Private family services are to be held at a later date.

Larry was born October 11, 1931 in Erie PA, the son of Meredith “Jerry” and Nellie “Nell” Terrell (Albertson) Jenkins.

Larry is survived by his wife, Anna “Jane” (Meisel) Jenkins, whom he married on June 13, 1953 in Erie Pennsylvania.

Larry is also survived by children; Lawrence E (Theresa) Jenkins of Savage, MN, Robert J (Wanda) Jenkins of Atkins, IA, Patricia A (Steve) Stickler of Durand, MI, Susan E (Jeff) Grosclaude of Marion, IA; 4 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, grandson, Jordon Grosclaude,  and great grandsons, Rowan Jenkins and Hudson Jenkins.

Larry enjoyed woodworking, having designed and building a multitude of furniture and cabinetry pieces, restoring Ford Model A automobiles, and the designing and drawing of numerous house floor plans.

Larry was highly respected amongst various clubs for his love of antique cars, especially Model As and fine craft wood working sites.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.