APRIL 1, 1928 - JANUARY 7, 1952

Larry Lee Seaborn was born April 1, 1928, in Benton County, Ark., and came to Osawatomie, Kas. with his parents when he was quite young. He attended public school here, and graduated from the Osawatomie High School in 1947. In the period immediately following his graduation, he worked in Osawatomie and then went to Kansas City, where he was engaged in war production work in one of the large industrial plants, until called into military service.

On July 1, 1950 he was married to Carol Lee Triplett of Lane, Kas., and the young couple established their home in Kansas City. To this union one daughter was born, Cathy Lee, just five days after Larry gave his life for his country. He was called into the U.S. Army on February 5, 1951, and received his training at Camp Cook, Calif. He went to Korea in July, 1951, and served in the Medical Corps of the 31st infantry regiment. It was while on active duty, on a reconnaissance patrol, January 7, 1952, that he gave his life, at the age of 23 years, 9 months, and 6 days.

Members of the immediate family who mourn his death are his wife, Carol, and the daughter, Carhy Lee; his mother, Barbara Ellen Seaborn, Sunflower, Kas.; his father, Claude Seaborn of Kansas City; two sisters, Mrs. Leola Myers, Kansas City, Mo.; and Claudine of the home; two brothers, Robert and Earl Dean, of the home; one niece, and one nephew, and other relatives, together with a host of friends who keenly mourn his loss.

Funeral service was held at the Birchard Funeral Home, Osawatomie, Monday, March 24, 1952, at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. William I. Hastie, pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiating.

Helen Pearce and Shirley Gott, accompanied by Rex Grow at the piano sang Sunrise Tomorrow and Beautiful Isle. The pallbearers were Lester Martin, Fred Matney, Pete Bennett, Lloyd Goodeyon, Floyd Goodeyon, Marvin Johnson, Jack DeHart, and Tommy Ferguson. Interment was in the Lane Cemetery with military services at the grave.


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