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January 25, 1947 ~ December 7, 2018 (age 71)

Larry E. Choate, 71, died on Friday, December 7, 2018 at his home in Libby of natural causes.   He was born on Jan. 25, 1947 to Edward and Enid Choate in Redding, CA. 

Larry enlisted into the US Army and served for two tours in Vietnam.  He was honorably discharged in 1980.

Larry worked as a cook at Happy’s Inn for many years until he retired. He raised 2 stepchildren and 4 step grandkids. He loved spending time with his great great grandkids.  He loved hunting, fishing,  and barbecues.  

He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth.

Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.   Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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