LAWRENCE ‘LARRY’ G. WAHLSTROM, 83 ROCKFORD – Lawrence “Larry” G. Wahlstrom, 83, of Rockford passed away Friday, June 22, 2012, in OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. Born Jan. 31, 1929, in Chicago, son of Lawrence A. and Marguerite (Little) Wahlstrom. Married L. Geraldine Hathcoat on Jan. 30, 1976, in Freeport. Larry was a Rockford firefighter for 23 years and sold cars for more than 60 years. He was still employed at age 83 by the Greater Rockford Auto Auction working three days a week. Survivors include wife, Geri; sons, Steve (Candy) Wahlstrom of Rockford and Stu (Marilou Mieszala) Wahlstrom of Denver; daughters, Cyndy (Kurt Trebes) Wagner of South Beloit and Lori Wahlstrom of Rockford; grandchildren, Beau (Erica Zurlinden) Wagner of Chicago, Cassidy Wahlstrom of Denver, Courtney (Ryan) Dowell of Poplar Grove; great-grandson, Griffin Dowell of Poplar Grove; stepson, Rick (Missi) Cash of San Antonio; stepdaughter, Teresa (David) Workinger of Caledonia; step-grandchildren, Landon Cash of San Antonio and Morgan Workinger of Caledonia; sister, Cathie (William) Thiede of Belvidere; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents and sister, Patricia (Karl) Sydow.

Lawrence Wahlstrom, Driver
Rockford Fire Department
Years In Service: 23