Thomas A. Larner


Thomas A. Larner of WOODINVILLE

Thomas Asbury Larner, 81 husband of Dodie (Welch) Larner, and father of four children, five grandchildren and one great granddaughter with two great grand children on the way. T. Michael (deceased), Mark Steven, Patrick Walter and Mary Faye Larner Johnson. Tom passed away peacefully after a courageous and inspirational battle with leukemia on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at Overlake Medical Center.

Tom was born September 12, 1928, in Wenatchee, Washington, son of Walter Scott and Ella Faye (Asbury) Larner of Wenatchee.

He was a 1946 graduate of Wenatchee High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at the University of Washington in 1950.

Tom Larner retired from the Boeing Company after 35 years of service as a Sub Contract Auditor.

He was a member of the Zeta Si fraternity at the UW. Tom and Dodie were married for almost 60 years, Tom was a loving husband and father and was very kind, caring and generous. Tom played the violin and loved to sing. His greatest joy was making his wife Dodie happy. He was loved by family and friends.

In addition to his wife, sons and daughter and parents, family members include a sister, Anne (Larner) Couch, deceased; brother-in-law, Bill Couch; three nephews, Scott, Bob and David Couch; son-in-law, David Johnson; daughter-in-law, Patti Larner; Grandchildren, Kyle, Steven, Michael Ray, Paula and Katie; Great Grandchild, Ashlyn and two Great Grandchildren that will be born later this year and early next year.
Preceding Tom in death were his father, Walter; mother, Faye; sister, Anne; and his son Mike Larner as well as his Mother and Father in law Tom and Mary Welch.
The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Scott McAfee and the wonderful nurses and staff at Group Health and Overlake Hospital, Bothell and Bellevue.
Per Tom’s request no services will be held.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 1100 Fairview Ave. Seattle, WA 98109 or a charity of your choice.

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