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Larry Wooldridge

Godfrey | Wednesday, February 8 2012

Larry Wooldridge, 69, of Godfrey, died in his winter home in California on February 8, 2012. From 1993 until his retirement, he managed the Owens-Illinois plant in Godfrey; however, his career included working on the space program with NASA Jet Propulsion Labs, plant manager of General Dynamics, and vice-president of Air Craft Gear Corps of Chicago, IL.

He was an inventor, a sailor, a photographer, an avid fisherman, a computer geek, and a regular on e-bay and Craig’s List.

He was dedicated to his family: his wife, Lennie, of 46 years and his three children, Kyle, Andrea, and Mason, Mason’s wife Meghan, and his four grandchildren, Noelle, Katie, Gus, and Lincoln.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Burial will be at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.


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