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Larry McWilliams

d. February 16, 2015

Pisgah, Iowa

Larry Arthur McWilliams was born September 1, 1944, in Onawa, Iowa to David "Art" and Lois (Powell) McWilliams. He was raised in Pisgah and graduated from Pisgah High School in 1962. Larry began his career as a mechanic and worked at Swain Motor Company in Pisgah. On May 29, 1965, Larry married Linda Jungemann at the Lutheran Church in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Larry proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from December 1, 1966 to November 21, 1968. After his honorable discharge Larry became a Harrison County Deputy Sherriff for five years. He then returned to the mechanic business and operated a gas station and mechanic shop before he opened his own business from his home. Larry also worked for the West Harrison School as a bus mechanic and transportation supervisor until he retired in 2006.

Larry enjoyed camping and fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Larry died surrounded by his family on Monday, February 16, 2015, at Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, Iowa at the age of 70 years, five months, and 15 days.

Larry was preceded in death by his mother; father-in-law, August Jungemann and brother-in-law, Keith Martin. He is survived by his wife, Linda McWilliams of Pisgah, Iowa; three children, David McWilliams of Pisgah, Danny (Lori) McWilliams of Pisgah, Drew (Arron) McWilliams of Blencoe, Iowa; five plus grandchildren, Brandon, Makayla, Megan, Zoey and Zyzek; father, Art (Andrea) McWilliams of Logan, Iowa; sister, Judy Martin of Mapleton, Iowa; mother-in-law, Esther Jungemann of Storm Lake, Iowa; brother-in-law, Wayne (Nadine) Jungemann of Columbus, Nebraska; two sisters-in-law, Karen (Duane) Ploeger of Storm Lake, Iowa; Lucille (Gary) Whiteside of San Diego, California; and many other relatives and friends.

  • Visitation

    February 19, 2015
    2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Fouts Funeral Home

    501 Normal Street
    Woodbine, IA
    (712) 647-2221

  • Family will receive friends

    February 19, 2015
    5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Fouts Funeral Home

    501 Normal Street
    Woodbine, IA
    (712) 647-2221

  • Funeral Service

    February 20, 2015
    10:30 AM

    Bethesda Lutheran Church

    703 Pine Street
    Moorhead, IA

  • Burial

    February 20, 2015
    11:30 AM

    Soldier Valley Cemetery

    Pisgah, IA

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