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Larry Whetzel

September 28, 1948 - September 29, 2015

Memorial Service

October 02, 2015
- 2:00 PM with a visitation one hour prior

St. John Lutheran Church - Hillsboro

Arrangements

Wildeman-Boulger Funeral Home, Hillsboro

Larry Whetzel

September 28, 1948 - September 29, 2015

Obituary

Larry passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at the Hillsboro Medical Center Hospital at the age of 67.

Larry was born on September 28, 1948, the son of Lawrence and Marcella (Meyer) Whetzel in Hillsboro. He grew up in Hillsboro, received his education, graduating from Northwest School of Agriculture in Crookston, MN. Larry proudly served his country in the United States Army. Upon his discharge he returned to Hillsboro. Larry was united in marriage to Cindy Larson and they made their home in Hillsboro. He was employed by MinnKota Power Company, Whetzel Spraying, and also helped his cousin, Kyle Meyer on the farm for many years.

Larry was active in his church, St. John Lutheran, where he served as a Head Elder and Trustee. He was also a long time member of the Hillsboro American Legion, serving over 41 years. During his free time he enjoyed spending time at the lake, camping, woodworking, and most importantly time with his very special grandchildren.

Larry is survived by his wife, Cindy; his son, Troy (Karla); three grandchildren – Rylend, Taryn, and Kynlie; and his brother, Don. He was preceded in death by his parents.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2 PM Friday, October 2, 2015 at St. John Lutheran Church in Hillsboro

GATHERING: one hour prior to the service in the church

BURIAL: Immanuel Cemetery near Hillsboro – with military funeral honors provided by the Hillsboro American Legion and VFW

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12 responses to “Larry Whetzel”

  1. Joan lembke says:

    Cindy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I have some fond memories visiting over the holidays on north 7th street. I hope all the wonderful memories you have will give you comfort at this difficult and sad time.

  2. Danny Holwerda says:

    Keeping family and friends In the thoughts/prayers.

    Until We Meet Again
    Each morning when we awake we know that you are gone.
    And no one knows the heartache as we try to carry on.
    Our hearts still ache with sadness and many tears still flow. What it meant to lose you, no one will ever know.
    Our thoughts are always with you, your place no one can fill. In life we loved you dearly; in death we love you still.
    There will always be a heartache, and often a silent tear, but always a precious memory of the days when you were here.
    If tears could make a staircase, and heartaches make a lane, we’d walk the path to heaven and bring you home again.
    We hold you close within our hearts, and there you will remain, to walk with us throughout our lives until we meet again.
    Our family chain is broken now, and nothing will be the same, but as God calls us one by one, the chain will link again.

    By: Chauntia Chisholm

  3. Randy and Caroyn Leiss says:

    sorry for your loss .im going to miss the big guy at the basketball games .we spent a lot of time working to gather years ago always had a good time working and partying with larry

  4. Alvin & Cathy Leiss says:

    Cindy and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. We have a lot of great memories of both of you when we all lived in Reynolds. Wish we could be there on Friday, but am way out in the northwest part of Montana. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  5. Jerry hertwig says:

    Very sorry to hear of Larrys passing we enjoy many good times an will always remember them .he was a great friend

  6. marilyn filipi says:

    Larry was a great guy!! He was grandpa to my niece’s 3 children. He was their hero. He will be missed. Prayers to the family

  7. Larry and Mary Eliason says:

    Cindy we are so very sorry to hear your about loss. Our prayers are with you and your family…

  8. Mary Remore says:

    So sorry for the loss of Larry. He was a kind caring man. He will be missed deeply. Thoughts and prayers to the family in this time of sorrow.
    Mary & Rodney Remore

  9. Ron Wherzel says:

    Cindy , Donnie and families sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed.

    Ron Whetzel and family
    Amarillo, Texas

  10. Wanda Sattler Ohly says:

    Cindy–I remember fondly our friendship so very many years ago when we lived side-by-side in EGF. I have thought of you throughout the years and am so sorry to “keep up” with you this way. I send my sincere sympathy to you.

  11. Ron Whetzel says:

    We are sorry to hear about Larry are prayers are with you

  12. RICHARD TERFEHR says:

    SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT LARRY. WE WERE BEST FRIENDS FOR MANY YEARS BEFORE HIS MILITARY SERVICE. WE HAVE TALKED A FEW TIMES SINCE THEN BUT HE WAS AND WILL ALWAYS BE IN MY HEART. BIKE RIDEING, SMOKEING CIGS WHEN WE SHOULD NOT HAVE, THE PARK AND RAFTS ON THE RIVER. GOIN OVER TO SEE GILBY IN THE BIG HOUSE ACROSS THE STREET. GOD REST YOUR SOUL BUDDY!!

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