In Memory of

Larry D. Fuller

April 10, 1956 - May 12, 2018
From: Spencer, IA
Larry D. Fuller

Larry D. Fuller

Born: April 10, 1956
Died: May 12, 2018
Age: 62

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Larry Dean Fuller, the son of William and Melba (Pauling) Fuller, was born on April 10, 1956, in Spencer, IA. He was raised and received his early education here, graduating from Spencer High School. Following graduation, he entered into the military on March 20, 1975, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was honorably discharged on March 19, 1979. After returning, Larry worked for Cleber’s Gas Station for 17 years. He then worked for SMU for 18 years as an operator.

     He married Diane Rasmussen on June 13, 1981, in Spencer, Iowa. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Spencer. He continued to work for SMU and eventually worked for Spencer Schools until his retirement.

     Larry loved to fish, BBQ, dance, go boating and play jokes on people. He was a Green Bay Packer and Iowa Hawkeye fan and loved to spend time at his cabin in Ruthven.

     Larry passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg, at the age of 62. He was preceded in death by his father; his grandmother, Elizabeth Pauling and his grandfather, William Fuller.

     Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Diane of Spencer, IA; his two daughters: Jada Brenner and her husband, David of Los Angeles, CA,  and Kaylee Fuller and fiancé, Ryan Green of Spencer, IA; his son, Kellen and his wife, Krista of Grimes, IA; his mother, Melba Fuller of Spencer, IA; his two sisters: Sheryln Benham and her husband, Tom of Sanger, CA and Collette Doeman and her husband, Steve of Lake Oswego, OR; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

SERVICES
Memorials Services will be 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.

Military Services will be conducted by the American Legion - Glen Pedersen Post # 1 and the V.F.W. Clay County Post #3159.

Following the services, there will be a time of fellowship and refreshments with the family at Stolley's Park.
OFFICIATING
Pastor Paul Kaldahl
CASKET BEARERS
Honorary Bearers

Kellen Fuller
David Brenner
Ryan Green
Terry Pauling
Jim Caskey
Kerry Isreaels
VISITATION
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
MUSIC
CD Selections
"What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
"The Old Rugged Cross"

Condolences

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 11:58 AM
“I knew Larry through High School, I hadn't see him in some time but always enjoyed his company. So sorry to hear.”
- Jim Kunath
Friday, May 25, 2018 at 8:11 AM
“My cousin Larry was a great guy. Although I hadn’t seen Larry for many years, I remember his sly smile and good humor very well. He always seemed to find humor in many ordinary things and situations. He will be missed by all who knew him. ”
- Michael and Ronette Schumann
Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:58 AM
“Diane & Family, Sorry to hear about Larry. May God be with you.”
- Steven & Barb Meyer
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 6:03 PM
“Diane & Family, so sorry for your loss. I went to school & graduated with Larry. I will always remember him with a happy face. Thoughts & Prayers, for your family.”
- Nancy Quist-Smith
Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 8:03 AM
“Diane and family - I am so sorry to hear if Larry’s passing. We were friends for many years. May he Rest In Peace. ”
- Mark Carey
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 1:17 PM
“I always enjoyed Larry, so smiley and friendly. I am deeply sorry.”
- marilyn k zellaha
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:53 AM
“Diane I’m so sorry to hear about Larry. We were neighbors in Spencer when Joe and Jada were babies. My prayers are with you. ”
- Maureen Wright
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:53 AM
“Larry threw up a block away from me we work together at the packing house when his dad was our foreman my prayers go out to you Diane and your family and he rest in peace”
- David smith
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:53 AM
“Our deepest sympathies to you Diane and your family. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.”
- Jeff and Sheila Storey
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 7:14 PM
“Collette, it has been many years since we were neighbors and classmates. I offer my sincere condolences on the passing of your brother. May the memories you share give you some measure of solace.”
- Gene Hall
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 7:08 PM
“I went thru grade school in Spencer with Larry. My thoughts and prayers are with you..my deepest sympathy.”
- Deb Usher (Kruckman)
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 6:22 PM
“Diane and family, we are so sorry to hear about Larry. You have our deepest sympathy and are in our prayers. May God’s love and peace cover you and comfort you. ”
- Jim and Barb Kerns
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 5:59 PM
“So thankful that my Son David married Jada and We got to know Larry and Diane and the Family. So sorry that that Larry was taken from us way to soon and we are broken hearted. Our Love, Thoughts, and Prayers are with You Diane, Jada and David, Kellen, Kaylee, Kirsta, Ryan and Family at thi horrible time. We Love You all and pray for You daily. We will keep in touch when You’ll need it most down the road. Love Larry and miss Him and his humor and laugh. ”
- Barney and Sherry Brenner
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 3:14 PM
“We are so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. We enjoyed working with Larry when he was employed @Johnson Supply Company. He was quite the jokester and a great man. Our prayers to Diane and family. RIP Larry”
- Julie Kloewer
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 1:37 PM
“I worked with Larry at SMU and he was the kindest and funniest guy there. Sorry for your loss.”
- Donna Martin
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:32 AM
“I would like to express my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family of Larry Fuller. I am truly sorry for the lost that your family in feeling. Experiencing the lost of a beloved family member is one of the hardest thing that any of us can go thru. And because of that my thoughts and prayers are with your family. Take comfort in knowing that God never intent for us to deal with sickness or death. But have assurance in wonderful promise that God holds out to each of us. He promise us, that very soon he is going to reunite us back with all those loved ones we have lost. (John 5;28,29) Until that time, cherish all the wonderful memories that you have of Mr. Larry. These precious memories will console the family in the day's ahead. ”
- LaToya Johnson
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 8:58 AM
“Diane and Family. We are so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. We will be be keeping the whole Fuller family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
- Connie and Steve Hurst
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 8:57 AM
“Our love and prayers are with you all, Larry was one of a kind and we will miss him alot!”
- Sarah Johnson
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 8:57 AM
“Kellen and family, Our deepest sympathy goes out to your and your family. ”
- Dawn and Joey DeBoer
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 10:38 PM
“Diane, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family during this sad and difficult time.”
- Pat and Deniese Nicol and Mary Fain
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 10:38 PM
“Fuller Family .. so sorry for your loss. ”
- Peggy & Scott. Johnson
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 8:45 PM
“So sorry Diane hugs and prayers to you!”
- Lisa Scott aka Annie
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 8:45 PM
“Just heard of Larry's passing. We are truly sorry for your loss. Makes us think of the "old times" and Larry's unique laughter :) ”
- John & Jocelyn Krukow
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 8:20 PM
“So sorry to hear this. Prayers to your family. ”
- Brittany Hanson
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 8:20 PM
“Diane and Family, Our prayers and condolences to all of you on the loss of Larry. His friendly smile and good humor will be missed by us all at the lake.”
- Bruce and Kathy Andersen
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 5:19 PM
“Diane and Family, I can't tell you how sorry I am for your loss.. Larry and I worked together for a summer at the High School.. a summer to remember.. I have always enjoyed our visits at the high school Diane.. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers... Hugs to you all..”
- Laurie Lawson
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 5:19 PM
“Diane, I am so very sorry to hear about Larry. He was a wonderful man! My thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Leah Wyman
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 5:19 PM
“Diane & Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
- Kevin Richter and Marian Richter
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 5:18 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Fuller family at this very difficult time. Larry was a great guy and will be missed. Our deepest sympathy, Cathy & Ron, Josh& Kelsey and Ryan Pratt”
- Cathy Pratt
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 1:10 PM
“Diane and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Larry's sudden passing. Our son enjoyed visiting with him recently at Cargo Express and so he was shocked of the news also. We both enjoyed working with Larry. Nancy worked with Larry at Fairview school. He was a great mentor for her while learning her job. Lee worked with Larry at the High School. Lee enjoyed working with him and they seemed to get the work done together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sudden difficult time. May God give you strength and comfort. Our sincerest sympathy to you and your family.”
- Lee and Nancy Ketcham
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 12:45 PM
“Diane and family sending hugs and prayers at this terrible time of loss.”
- Brad and Beth Blair
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 12:45 PM
“So sorry to hear about Larry! Cherish the memories you have. He was a wonderful person, great neighbor and friend! Love you all!!!”
- Erin Manwarren
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 10:56 AM
“Dear Diane and family, so very shocked and sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. May you find comfort from your memories of happy times together. Gods Blessings to you all.”
- Judy Van Dyke
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 9:19 AM
“Diane, so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. Sending Prayers.”
- Mike and Becky Hatting
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 9:19 AM
“Diane - I knew Larry ever since he was a kid and played many a baseball game or two. So sorry to hear of his passing, my hope is that he is truly at peace. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He was a kind soul. Godspeed to healing your heart.”
- Gina L. Ean
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 9:19 AM
“To all in Larry's family, Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for your loss. May you find comfort with each other and all the memories you shared
and the love your friends have for you. RIP Larry. You will be missed. ”
- Mari Lu Larson
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:52 AM
“We are so incredibly sorry to hear about Larry’s passing! We send hugs and prayers to you all. ”
- Drew and Leaha Eldridge
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 7:39 PM
“Diane and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. I always enjoyed chatting with him before work every morning. You are all in my prayers.”
- Coleen Cooke
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 7:38 PM
“Diane, so sorry to hear about Larry”
- Lynne Niemeyer
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 7:38 PM
“I worked with Larry at Cleber Meyer's gas station years ago. My sympathy to the family!”
- Jay Santage
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 5:58 PM
“So very sorry for your families loss. Praying for comfort and peace to be with you all during this difficult time. ”
- Krista Hamrick
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 5:57 PM
“Diane,
We are sorry for your loss and thinking of you during this difficult time
Colleen and Bill Gerdeman ”
- Colleen gerdeman
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 5:57 PM
“Diane,
I am so very sorry for your loss! I’ll be praying for peace and comfort for your family ! ”
- Nancy Johnson
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 5:56 PM
“Please accept my heartfelt condolences, words cannot begin to express the sadness you are feeling right now, God rest his soul.”
- Becky Conley
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 12:11 PM
“Diane we are so very sorry for your loss!! Hugs and prayers to you and your family.”
- Mike and Kris Ford
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 12:11 PM
“Diane, Terry, Teresa, and I are so sorry to hear about Larry. Our prayers are sent to Your Family.”
- Marjie Eeten
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 12:11 PM
“There are no words to tell you how sorry I am for your loss. Larry was one of a kind!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.”
- Vicki Johannsen
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 12:11 PM
“May the Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of your grief. Larry was such a nice person and will surely be missed by all that knew him.”
- Karla & Tracy Nielsen
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 7:58 AM
“Diane, I am so sorry for your loss of Larry. My deepest sympathy and many prayers are with you now, and in the days, weeks, and months to come. ”
- Marcia Steffen
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10:18 PM
“Diane we’re so very sorry for your loss! Hugs and prayers to you”
- Kristine Ford
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10:18 PM
“Diane &Family, please know our hearts are heavy and aching with pain at your loss.... Larry was a teddy bear, Paige always loved being with you guys,. May your loving memories warm your heart and comfort to your soul. ”
- LaVonne Clark
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10:17 PM
“Diane, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers. ”
- Lori Taylor
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 4:05 PM
“I'm so sorry Diane, kids and family. I know how heavy ur hearts are. My prayers are with you. ”
- Abby Johnson Camp
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 3:57 PM
“Diane and family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. Larry was such a wonderful man. I enjoyed working with him when he worked at Fairview School. ”
- Brenda Griffin
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