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