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Larry Wailes

November 16, 1942 April 23, 2019
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Obituary for Larry Wailes

Larry Wailes, age 76, of Boone, died April 23, 2019, at his home.

Following his wishes, Larry has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., at the Marion Street United Methodist Church in Boone, with Rev. Brian Cushman officiating.

Larry Lee Wailes, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 16, 1942, the son of Robert and LaVerne (Umland) Wailes. On February 15, 1985, Larry married Mariela Del Carmen King in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

He graduated from High School in 1962. Larry graduated from the Bulova School of Watchmaking, in New York City, in 1964 and continued his education at Queens College, in New York City, graduating in 1968. Larry owned and operated Larry’s Fine Jewelry in Boone from 1989 until his retirement in June of 2018. He enjoyed fishing and cooking. Larry loved serving the community with their jewelry and repair needs and loved conversation with his customers and friends. He also enjoyed watching cooking programs on television and his companionship with his Chihuahua Dogs

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Robbie Wailes and sister-in-law, Joni Wailes. Larry is survived by his wife, Mariela King Wailes of Boone; son, Richard Montanaro of Nevada; daughters, Laurry Wailes of Alameda, CA, and Linda Montanaro of New York, NY; a granddaughter, Zola Montanaro; two brothers, Denny (Connie) Wailes of Atlantic, and Rick Wailes of Boone; mother-in-law, Veronica Combe of Panama City, Panama; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Octavio (Maricela) King of Sacramento, CA, Gustavo King and partner, Joseph Zammarella of Baltimore, MD, Dionisia King of Miami, FL, Harmodio (Xiomara) Combe of Miami, FL and Karol King-Stock (Matthew) of Des Moines and many loving nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Church on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until service time.

In memory of Larry, memorials may be directed to the family.


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Visitation

Sunday

28

Apr

1:00 PM 4/28/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 4/28/2019 2:00:00 PM
Marion Street United Methodist Church

717 W 5th St
Boone , IA 50036

The family will be present at this time.

Marion Street United Methodist Church
717 W 5th St Boone 50036 IA
United States

Memorial Service

Sunday

28

Apr

2:00 PM 4/28/2019 2:00:00 PM
Marion Street United Methodist Church

717 W 5th St
Boone , IA 50036

Marion Street United Methodist Church
717 W 5th St Boone 50036 IA
United States
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