Lawrence C. (Larry) Hadrava, Sr., 71, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 8, 2012, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville.
Larry was born on Oct. 15, 1940, in Cedar Rapids, a son of Jerry and Evelyn Hadrava. He married AnnaMae Flender of Ely on April 15, 1961. He worked as a flexographic printer at W.R. Grace, Cryovac Division in Cedar Rapids for 28 years. He retired and moved to Jacksonville in 1994. He was a devoted member of Kirkwood Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville.
Mr. Hadrava is survived by his wife of 50 years, AnnaMae; a son Larry Hadrava Jr. (Leah); three grandchildren, Amber Hadrava, Christopher Hadrava, and Karl Whitlow, and a wide circle of friends.
A memorial service in celebration of his life was held on March 18 at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, with Pastor Charlie Rumpel officiating.