Larry Dean Privat, 74, Topeka: March 12, 1941 – Jan. 26, 2016

TOPEKA – Larry Dean Privat, 74, of Topeka, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at his residence in Topeka.

Larry was born March 12, 1941, in Emporia, Kan., the son of Glen and Erma (St. Clair) Privat. He attended Barclay and Osage City public schools and Clark Business School, and after a two-year stint in the United States Army, went to school at Washburn University.

He lived his entire adult life in Topeka. Larry had worked primarily at the Topeka State Hospital as bookkeeper and office assistant.

He is survived by a brother, Dennis Privat, of Lawrence, four nephews and nine great-nieces and nephews. Larry will also be missed by many friends and acquaintances and fellow Kansas University sports fans, who shared his passion for KU.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at Barclay Cemetery at Barclay, Kan., south of Osage City. The family will receive friends 6-7 p.m. Sunday evening at VanArsdale Funeral Home, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City.

The family requests no flowers but for memorial contributions to be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Topeka, 550 SE 27th St., Topeka, KS 66605. Condolences may be expressed at

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