Lawrence “Larry” John Van Der Leest

Lawrence “Larry” John Van Der Leest

Madison – Lawrence “Larry” John Van Der Leest, age 73, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 after a 4-month courageous battle with cancer with family by his side.

He was born September 30, 1943 in Green Bay, Wi. Larry loved his family, friends, golf, hunting, fishing and engaging in conversation with everyone.

Larry is survived by his wife Ann Seagraves, children Michael (Cyndi) Seagraves of Torrance, CA, Sheri (Doug) Keillor of Madison, WI, Melissa (Andy) Pahl of Appleton, WI, Keith (Tellia) Van Der Leest of Jacksonville, FL. and sisters Barbara Thompson of Mobile, AL. and Judy Stevens of Sun City, AZ. He also had many beautiful grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Florence Van Der Leest and his son Mark Seagraves.

In keeping with Larry’s wishes, no funeral services will be held. The family will hold “A celebration of life” in the spring.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent in Larry’s memory to the American Cancer Society or UW Carbone Cancer Center.

To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Joyce-Ryan Funeral Home

& Cremation Services

5701 Odana Road