Wilbur "Dean"'s Story
Wilbur "Dean" Larimore, 79, Logansport, passed away at 10:52 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Aperion Care Center of Peru, in the company of family members. Born Oct. 31, 1937, at Evansville Memorial Hospital in Vanderburgh County, he was the only son of Wayne and Louvnia Larimore. The family moved to Orange County outside of Orleans early in his life before making their way to Logansport.
After graduating from Logansport High School on June 3, 1955, he joined the Air Force in September of that same year and served as an Airman First Class until his Honorable Discharge on July 28, 1959. He married June (Williamson) on April 29, 1961, in Logansport. June preceded him in death on April 19, 2012.
Dean retired from ESSROC, formerly Louisville Cement, in Clymers on Feb. 1, 2000.
He has two children both of whom survive; son, Rick (Rhonda) Larimore, Logansport; daughter, Deb (John) Wickersham, Logansport; grandchildren, Clinton (Anne) Bohm, Whitestown, Josh Bohm, Denver, Colorado, Samuel Garling, Joseph Garling, both of Logansport, and Ryan King, Clymers; and great-grandchildren, Ryan Bohm, Thomas Bohm and James Bohm, Whitestown, Zavier Garling and Micah Garling, Logansport.
Dean enjoyed walks with his wife, June, watching old westerns, hunting, fishing and visits from all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a loving and faithful husband.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kroeger Funeral Home with the Rev. Adam Speicher officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Cass County, with full military honors. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, PO Box 231, Logansport, IN 46947. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 11, 2017