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Larry James Struve

November 10, 1948 - November 9, 2018
From: Spencer, IA
Larry James Struve

Larry James Struve

Born: November 10, 1948
Died: November 9, 2018
Age: 69

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     Larry James Struve, the son of Delmar and Shirley (Mortenson) Struve, was born November 10, 1948 in Sioux Rapids, Iowa.  His childhood years were spent on a farm between Royal and Moneta, Iowa, where he received his education, graduating from Everly High School in 1967.  After his schooling, he worked for Cash Way Lumber & Dillon Construction.  He later worked at Morton Buildings for more than 20 years. 

     In 1980, he met his special friend, Mary Peterson and they continued to live in Spencer.  He was a member of the Everly United Methodist Church.  Larry also loved hunting and fishing, pounding nails doing construction work, and riding his 4 wheeler. 

     Larry passed away at the Pearl Valley Rehab and Nursing Home in Primghar, Iowa on Friday, November 9, 2018 at the age of 69.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brother in-law, and his special friend, Mary Peterson.

     Left to cherish his memory are his children: Gina (Jon) Muessigmann of Spencer, Charity Struve and her husband, Adan of Stockton, CA, Corry (Charlene) Struve of Modesta, CA and Brandy Struve of Modesto, CA; 7 grandchildren; three sisters: Carol Kluender of Hartley, Edith (Carl) Erickson of Albert City, LuAnne  Ginger & her special friend Ivan of Sanborn; one brother, Delbert (Donna) Struve of Hartley; other relatives and many friends.

Memorial services will be held 11:00a.m., Friday, November 16, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Everly, IA.
Pastor Mike Eeten
Rev. Michael Hyde

All of his many loving family members
Visitation will be held one hour prior to he services at the church.
"Amazing Grace"
"I Can Only Imagine"
"The Dance"
By Casey Muessingman and guitarist Ian Johnson
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa
Privately at a later time


Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 2:48 PM
“Larry always had a smile and a story!! Great Guy!!”
- Tom Cooper
Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 1:17 PM
“May he RIP. He will be missed! Always enjoyed our visits. He was a caring person!”
- Nancy and Jim Hartmann
Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 8:03 AM
“Our deepest sympathy,
Sending love and prayers to your family...walking along side you in grief and loss.
Love and prayers,
The whole Wayne Bishop family
- Julie Wingert
Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:40 AM
“Gina, sorry to hear about you Dad, our thoughts and prayers go out too you and your family at this difficult time ”
- Rhonda & Steve (goobe) Essick
Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:40 AM
“So sorry to hear about Larry, sending thoughts and prayers to his family and friends! Larry would always tease me when I would go with Jodi to dinners at Grandma and Grandpa Struve’s! He will be missed by many. ”
- Dana & Nancy Kramer
Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:40 AM
“So sorry for your loss...”
- Lorna A Sebring
Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 8:58 AM
“To the family of Larry so sorry for your loss. God Bless.”
- Barb Walker
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9:28 AM
“Gina, I am sending my love and many hugs your way this morning. I have experienced the loss of losing my parents. Four years ago today we lost Dolly in a car accident. May God hold you and your family in the palm of His hand today and every day. ”
- Kella Klinker Simonin
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 8:27 PM
“Been thinking of you all, I'm so sorry for your loss.”
- Tammy Ginger
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 8:26 PM
“I am so very sorry to hear of Larrys passing !
My heart goes out to all of you, Gina and Family !
My deepest sympathies ”
- Rhonda Olson
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 8:47 AM
“So sorry to hear of Larry's passing. He was a good man. Shelly lorenzen ”
- Shelly lorenzen
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 8:47 AM
“E are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family ”
- Pam and Bill Ryan
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 8:47 AM
“Sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sympathy to all”
- Darlene and Burdette Ginger
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 8:47 AM
“I'm so sorry for your loss sending lots of prayers for everyone. ”
- Tiffanie Ackerman
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 1:47 PM
“Sorry for your loss. I enjoyed Larry when he worked for Morton Buildings and would stop in convenience store in Hartley. Always so full of fun! My deepest sympathy to you all.
- Darlene Peters
Monday, November 12, 2018 at 1:47 PM
“Sorry to hear about the loss of Larry. He was a kind man, enjoyed his friendship and his calls. Chavon Struve Formally from Spencer.”
- Chavon Struve
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