Larry Kindelsperger, 81, of Folletts, Iowa, died Friday afternoon, February 28, 2020, at home.
Larry Fred Kindelsperger was born December 12, 1938, in Rock Island, Illinois, to Carl and Bernice (Lessin) Kindelsperger and was a 1957 graduate of DeWitt High School. Following high school, he worked for Oscar Mayer and began farming part time. Larry served in the National Guard for several years. He also worked construction prior to beginning full time farming in 1972. Larry married Corailee McNamara on March 25, 1961, in Davenport. The couple farmed at rural Folletts where they raised their son and daughter.
He loved John Deere tractors and the land that he farmed. In his younger years, Larry enjoyed hunting, golfing and was an avid card player. He was a Yankees and Iowa Hawkeyes fan. Most of all, Larry loved and cherished his family dearly.
Surviving are his son, Scott Kindelsperger of Denver, Colorado; his daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Cory Stevenson of Long Grove; grandchildren, Sydni and Jackson Stevenson; his former wife, Corailee Kindelsperger of Bettendorf; his sister and brother-in-law, Leilani and Marvin Brown of DeWitt; a nephew, Randy (Bette) Kindelsperger of Park View and a niece, Audrey Brown of Rock Island.
Preceding Larry in death were his parents; brothers, Roger Kindelsperger and Dick Kindelsperger and nephews, Kevin Kindelsperger, Gregg Kindelsperger and Jeff Kindelsperger.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at the Low Moor Community Center. A time of sharing and flag presentation by the Iowa National Guard will be held at 5:30 p.m. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt. Memorials are suggested for University of Iowa cystic fibrosis research. or MercyOne Hospice of Clinton.
Larry and his family extend their sincere appreciation to MercyOne Hospice for the compassionate care shown to them.
Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.
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