EAGLE GROVE – Alvin H. LaRue, the son of Harley and Jean “Dode” (Baker) LaRue, was born April 4, 1948 in Webster City, Iowa. He graduated from Eagle Grove High School with the “Class of 1966” and was drafted into the United States Army in 1968, serving in Vietnam until being honorably discharged in 1970.
On April 6, 1968, Al was united in marriage to Sheila Yoder in Woolstock. They made their home in Eagle Grove where he worked for AG Processing as a maintenance superintendent for 40 years, retiring in 2010.
He enjoyed traveling/ vacationing with family, riding his motorcycle and raising hogs.
Al passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014, at Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge, at the age of 66 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Alan LaRue and his mother and father-in-law, “Shorty” and Opal Yoder.
Survivors include his wife Sheila LaRue of Eagle Grove; daughters, Traci (Doug) Johnson of Goldfield and Niki (Denny) Asche of Eagle Grove; son, Scott LaRue of Eagle Grove; grandchildren, Maxx and Carter Asche of Eagle Grove and Graysie and Linden Johnson of Goldfield; sisters, Bonnie (Doug) Pauls, Bev LaRue and Barb LaRue, all of Eagle Grove; brother-in-law, Randy Yoder of Woolstock and sister-in-law, Donna Fibikar of Dows.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Eagle Grove with Pastor Heather Dorr officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 8:00 p.m. at the Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.