Larry Walter Ward, 75, Decorah, Iowa, died on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at his home, surrounded by his loved ones, after a valiant fight against cancer and amyloidosis. Funeral services were held on Nov. 28, at the First Lutheran Church in Decorah, Iowa. Pastor Richard Simon Hanson and Pastor Marion Pruitt-Jefferson officiated. Lindsey Lund performed as the organist and Paul Casterton was the soloist. Interment was at the Haney Ridge Cemetery in rural Boscobel.