Larry Andrew Weinert, 75, passed away in Spokane Feb. 20, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Pauline, and five children from his first marriage: Linda Hartkorn, Craig Weinert, Verne Weinert, Bruce Weinert and Vicki McKay. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Jeffrey and Stacy Hartkorn, David Weinert, Brandon Weinert, Neil McKay and Graam McKay, and six great grandchildren, Shanoah, Daniel and Dacoya McKay, Jonathan and Priscilla McKay, and Naetia Weinert. Also surviving are his sister, Carlin Jude, nephew James Jude, his stepmother Marr Weinert, step sisters Karen Foote and Sharon McLaurie, and stepbrothers Rick Jenson and Jim Jenson, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Larry Weinert was born May 28, 1935 in Iron Mountain, Michigan to Ernest and Priscilla Weinert, and grew up in Pinehurst, Idaho. He graduated from Kingston High Schoool and enlisted in the US Army in May 1953. He served in Korea, and is a lifetime member of the VFW. He was a member of the Eagles lodge for over 50 years, and also belonged to the Royal Canadian Legion. He lived in Spokane and worked at Kaiser, Mead 20 years. He lived in Castlegar, British Columbia for the past 28 years.
Mr. Weinert has donated his body to medical science.
Services will be held at St. Francis Xavier’s Catholic Church, 3715 N. Standard St., Spokane on March 3, 2011 at 10 a.m. Mr. weinert will later be interred in Canada, where a family service will be held.