Loring M. Larm

Loring M. Larm, 90

Loring M. Larm died Nov. 10, 2003 in Silverdale. He was 90.

Larm as born to Melvin and Josephine Larm in Maple Ridge Township, Isanti County, Minn. on April 9, 1913.

Larm married Marion Edith Gee on May 28, 1938 in Rush City, Minn.

He graduated from Edison High in Minneapolis, Minn. through a combined program with the Minnesota School of Agriculture at the University of Minnesota where he also earned college credit.

Larm worked as a farmer in his early years. He also worked under President Roosevelt’s Civilian Conservation Corps in the North Woods of Minnesota before enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1935. After two years he retired in 1959 as a Lt. (JG) having received commission during World War II.

He then worked at Keyport in the machine shop until retiring in 1968. After a few odd jobs (including a stint as a NKSD bus driver), he worked at Engstrom’s Machine Shop in Tukwila. He retired for the third time in 1980 and has been a member of the IAM for 50 years.

He enjoyed boating and RVing and spent several years wintering in Yuma, Ariz. with his wife.

Larm is survived by his wife Marion Larm of Poulsbo; son Kerry Loring Larm of Port Hadlock; daughter Shelley Kay Erbes (David) of Poulsbo; four grandchildren; and seven nieces and nephews.

Larm was preceded in death by siblings Fordyce Larm, Violette Seaberg, Arline Halverson, and Leona Towne.

Services were held Nov. 14, 2003 with graveside services at Miller-Woodlawn Cemetery in Bremerton.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Grace Community Fellowship, P.O. Box 1997, Port Orchard, WA 98367 or the Navy Relief Society.