Lawrence Andrew Mikesell

Larry Mikesell, our kind and loving
husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, ID, at 11:55 p.m.
on Nov. 2, 2022. At the time of his passing, he was surrounded by his wife of 58
years and his five children. He was 82 years old.
Larry was born in Saint Anthony, ID, to Charles
“Frank” Franklin Mikesell and Winifred “Teddy”
Mikesell on Feb. 8, 1940. The oldest of three children,
he was raised in Aberdeen, ID, and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1959.
He served an LDS mission to Chicago, IL, from 1961 to
1963. After serving his mission, he served in the Army
and Army Reserves from 1963 to the time of his honorable discharge in 1969.
Larry met his wife, Ginger Brinkerhoff, on Jan. 13, 1964, and they married
later that same year on August 21. They remained by each other’s side until his passing. During this time, they
were blessed with five children, 14 grandchildren and
16 great-grandchildren.
Larry attended BYU for a short period and later attended technical school and
earned a diploma in refrigeration. His many jobs early
in life included farm work,car mechanic and traveling
salesman. He eventually worked at Lamb Weston as
a Refrigeration Technician where he remained for over
30 years. At his retirement, he was honored for his outstanding record and contributions. Larry was known
for being innovative, extremely hard working, dependable and was
very well liked by all who knew him. He had a great sense of humor and always had
a dad joke at the ready. Larry was preceded in death by: his
parents, Frank and Teddy Mikesell, and younger sister, Althea Wohlfarth. He is
survived by: his wife, Ginger B Mikesell; children, Tracy Lawrence Mikesell (Laura),
Cami Ricks (Nathan), Julie Ann Hofhine, Brady Andrew Mikesell (Cynthia), Kevin
David Mikesell (Stacey) and his brother James “Jim” Mikesell.
The funeral service for Larry was held Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Aberdeen LDS
Church at 11 a.m. Interment was held at the Aberdeen Cemetery. To share condolences,
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