Larry grew up in Short Hills, N.J. He attended Kent School. At Princeton he enrolled in ROTC. He was a first lieutenant in the 10th Armored Division in World War II. He received a Purple Heart and an Army Commendation Ribbon. After recovering from his injuries, he graduated magna cum laude in history.
He met the sparkling Joanna “Nancy” Buechner at a USO dance. Larry’s career was in employee relations and management in the oil, steel, and banking industries. In retirement, he became an adjunct faculty member of management at the New School.
Larry’s hobbies included coaching junior hockey, leading Boy Scout campouts, waterskiing, and fishing. He was an avid vegetable gardener, a race official for USAC Indy cars, and a marathon runner. He marched for civil rights in Detroit in the early ’60s, volunteered in prison ministry, and taught reading to children and adults.
Larry was predeceased by children Sandy and Charley. Larry’s wit and wisdom live on in children George, John, Tom, and Kate Reimanis. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.