Lawrence "Larry" Stoliker

Lawrence “Larry” Stoliker
Date of Death

Lawrence “Larry” Stoliker

July 2, 1931–Dec. 20, 2023

Larry Stoliker passed away peacefully at his residence in Fair Oaks, CA on Dec. 20, 2023.  Born in Los Angeles, he and his twin brother were adopted at birth by Harry and Jeanette Stoliker.  Larry was a long time resident of Glendale, La Canada, and his home in Placerville which was his paradise.

He attended St. Anselm Elementary, Washington, and Carmel High School, in Los Angeles. He majored in machinery.  He attended Pierce College, studying animal husbandry, before serving in the US Army for two years.  When he returned, he accepted a job with the IATSE Local33 as a carpenter at CBS.  2 years later, he was promoted to supervisor and remained there for 19 years.  He then moved to Krofft Studios, where he stayed until he accepted a position as Head Production Carpenter out of New York, traveling with Broadway plays, running a stage crew and engineering set production.   In retirement, Larry tinkered at home building automated figures and models.   He spent a lot of time at his home in Placerville perfecting his showplace.  He loved history and finding historical treasures.  He enjoyed bowling, garage sales, flea markets, gun shows, watching sports, and especially Christmas.

Preceded in death by his wife of 38 years Doris Stoliker, his dog Maty, his ex wife Donna Stoliker, and his twin brother Robert  Stoliker.  He is survived by his daughters Deborah, Diana (Ken), and Denise (Michael), as well as stepsons Lee (Jeannie), Brian (Mindy), Bart (Dino) & Brad (deceased).  He was an amazing grandfather to 8 grandchildren, Jeremiah, Kyle, Brandon, Shannon, Devon, Katie, Carlee, and Kailee, and 7 great grandchildren.  Larry made friends wherever he would go.  He was always entertaining with a good joke.  He was a loving father and grandfather.  He will be greatly missed by all.

Mass and Memorial Service will be held at March 16, 2024 at 10:00am.

Saint Finbar Church      2010 W. Olive Ave.     Burbank, CA  91506