Laurids "Larry" J. Sax, 73, of Milan, died Friday morning, Jan. 5, 2007, in his home after a brief illness.
He was born Jan. 25, 1933, in Bolling, Denmark to Peter J. and Marie K. (Mortensen) Sax, now deceased. In 1948, Larry and his parents came to the United States and settled in Milan.
Larry worked with his parents at Solvang Farms, Milan, until he enlisted in the Army in 1954 and served his country for two years in California. Larry then returned to Milan and met the woman of his dreams, Treva I. Jenkins, and they were married Nov. 2, 1957. Together they raised three children, Kenneth, Tina and Leslie.
Larry attended Edison Memorial United Methodist Church, Milan. He was a pressman for Tenneco Automotive, Milan and retired in 1996 after almost 40 years of service. Larry was also owner and operator of a mail order company, Sax Master Systems, for almost 40 years.
Larry is survived by his children Kenneth (Roberta) Sax of Milan, Tina (Larry) Campbell of Norwalk and Leslie (Eric) Behrendsen of Sandusky; five grandchildren; five step grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; sister, Eda Hipp of Norwalk; two nieces and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death his wife, Treva I. (Jenkins) Sax.
Friends will be received from 5-9 p.m. Monday in Groff Funeral Home, 1 S. Main St., Milan, where services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in Milan Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 43099 North Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035, in honor of Larry's wife Treva.
Condolences may be expressed at www.grofffuneralhomes.com.