Larry Alan DeJong was born November 11, 1949 at Mitchell to Raymond and Lilah (Vandenhoek) DeJong. Larry graduated from Mitchell High School. On March 11, 1977 he married Rene Schaffer. Larry served in the United States Navy and National Guard for thirteen years. On September 14, 2007 he married Tammie Brenden in Mitchell. He worked for Sheesley Plumbing and later Mitchell Plumbing in Mitchell. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and Moose Lodge. Larry love to sing, fish, golf and being with his puppies.
He is survived by his mother, Lilah Adams and step-father, Wayne Adams of Mitchell; two sons: Joseph DeJong of Rapid City and Garry O’Donnell of Toms River, NJ; one brother, Dennis DeJong of Mitchell and extended family, Ami, Daniel and Logan.
He is preceded in death by his father, Raymond in 2011 and brother, Randy in 1970.