Larry Dean Wykert - January 21, 2011
Larry Dean Wykert, 66, died in Tacoma, Wash. on Jan. 21, 2011. He was born April 12, 1944 and was the youngest of four children born to Frank M. Wykert and Golda (Fenwick)Wykert of Grant, Neb.
Larry grew up in Grant and graduated from Perkins County High School in 1962. He joined the Army and was trained as a paratrooper. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam.
Larry and Birgit Scherdewon were married in Germany in 1965 and had one daughter, Martina. He lived in Tacoma for over 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Floraine Williams and Eileen Cox; brother Dwayne Wykert of Grant.
He is survived by his daughter Martina Doubek; grandchildren Danielle and Shane; one great-grandchild; sister-in-law Dorothy Wykert of Grant, nephews Ken Wykert of Grant, Ron Cox, Lincoln, Larry and Kevin Williams of Montana; nieces Kerry Wykert Lehl of Grant, Coleen Robinson of Melstone, Mont. and Mona Whitlake of Minden, Neb.; other relatives and friends.
Cremation was chosen with committal services pending.
Condolences may be sent to Martina Doubek, 10822 44th St. East, Edgewood, WA 98372