Lawrence ‘Larry’ Allen Hogden

November 10, 1945 - January 10, 2022

Lawrence “Larry” Allen Hogden passed away on Jan. 10, 2022. He was born in La Crosse to Arthur and Phyllis Hogden on Nov. 10, 1945.

Lawrence A Larry HogdenHe graduated from Aquinas High School in 1963, where he lettered in basketball. He attended Winona State College and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business. He was an independent contractor for Mass Marketing in Cincinnati, Ohio, retiring from there in 2020. He married Diane Munson in 1968 in La Crosse, and they had two sons, Brett (Vicki) Hogden of Rochester, NY, and Jeff (Janet) Hogden of Cincinnati, OH. He and Diane later divorced. Larry married Kathy Hackett in 2008 in La Crosse.

Larry loved watching all sports, especially hockey and Wisconsin Badger basketball. Family and friends were very important to Larry, and he was excellent about keeping in touch with all of them over the years.

Larry is survived by his wife; his two sons; two very much-loved granddaughters, Kendall and Kaitlyn Hogden; a grandson Tristen; stepsons, Todd (Nancy) Weaver, Scott (Natalie) Weaver, Brian (Rochelle) Weaver; stepdaughter, Michele (Rod) Komis, and 10 stepchildren. He is also survived by three sisters, Sally (Bill) Galster of Fripp Island, SC, Judy (John) Prowant of Cincinnati, OH, and Mary Hogden Thompson of La Crosse; a very special cousin John (Lynn) Gunderson of Fall Creek, WI; a sister-in-law, Linda Hogden of Las Vegas, NV; and many nieces and nephews who were very special to him, as well as several lifelong friends.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents and his brother/best friend, Ron Hogden.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22, at the Roncalli Newman Catholic Church at 1732 State St. in La Crosse. Visitation will beone hour prior to the service at the church. Masks are required for all who attend. The service will be livestreamed at this website