Who's Who? Larry Robran:
Lawrence J. “Larry” Robran has been a
faithful member of the Eustace Families Association for many years. He has
researched all of his and his wife’s family lines.
Larry’s grandmother Grace Eustice
Pagel was the eldest daughter of John Daniel Eustice whose history is presented
on page 17 of this issue.
Larry was born February 20, 1946 in Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. He is the son of Lawrence E. and Marjorie (Pagel) Robran.
He attended elementary school in Janesville and graduated from Janesville High School in 1964. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and served from 1964 until discharge in 1968. He saw service in Illinois, Florida, Guam, Okinawa and Thailand as a jet engine mechanic working on the B-52 and the KC-135s.
At the completion of his military
service, Larry attended Molar Barber College in Minneapolis. He is a Master
Barber and has practiced the trade throughout his career.
Larry and Patricia lived in
Waterville, Minnesota for many years before they relocated to
Cottonwood, Arizona. Larry started another barber shop in a small town of
Rimrock, AZ and stays very busy. Pat is working in a pediatric clinic.
Larry’s hobbies include working on genealogy, doing wood working, building furniture and his latest adventure is motorcycle riding.
Larry belongs to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), American Legion (Past Commander) and the Knights of Columbus (Past Grand Knight).
Larry Robran married Patricia Ann Monahan on November 9, 1968 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in LeSueur, Minnesota. They are the parents of two children; Anthony Patrick, born June 27, 1970, and Katrina Lynn, born July 15, 1973.Larry and Pat Robran have six grandkids; daughter Katrina has two boys, Scott and Matthew and one daughter Karissa. Their son Anthony has three sons, Jack, Stephen and Peter.