Larry Huck

Larry L. Huck, of Tripoli, died Wednesday, February 17, 2016, surrounded by family at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City.

A Memorial Service will be held at Faith United Church of Christ in Tripoli on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Jon Hennings officiating. Friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday February 19th, at Rettig Funeral Home in Tripoli and for one hour preceding services on Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made in his name to a charity of the donor’s choice. 

Larry Leslie, son of Leslie and Gladys (Pape) Huck was born January 1, 1945, in Sumner, Iowa. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church-Spring Fountain of rural Sumner. He received his education in the Tripoli Schools graduating from Tripoli High School in 1963. Larry worked for Terex Cranes in Waverly for thirty-seven years. He was a long time member of Faith United Church of Christ in Tripoli. He enjoyed bowling, collecting coins and other memorabilia, fishing, and being on a boat. Larry liked to travel, he made trips to Hawaii, Texas to visit his brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Shirley, and often to Virginia to visit his son Aaron and family, but most especially he enjoyed time with his children and grandchildren.

Larry is survived by his two sons, Aaron (Beth) Huck of Ashburn, Virginia, Joshua (Kelly Chien) of Waterloo; four grandchildren, Caleb, Ella, Aiden, and Audriana; two brothers, Eugene (Shirley) Huck of Sumner, Clarence (Rosemary) Huck of Waverly; two sisters, Ann (Duane) Bahlmann, and Betty (Charles) Struck both of Waverly; several nieces, nephews, and grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents.


Rhonda Moothart on February 20, 2016 at 8:08 AM said:

Aaron and Josh I am so sorry to hear about your Dad, it's been many years since I have seen any of you but I am so sorry for your loss. We had some good times at the cabin with your Dad and you guys. My thoughts and prayers are with you both and your families. Amy, Bud and Jennie send their condolences also.
Walter, Kim and Drake Chien on February 20, 2016 at 1:32 AM said:

Our deepest condolences and prayers during your time of sorrow and mourning. May your memories keep the past close in your heart, your strength help you to endure these difficult days, and your faith give you peace about the future when all are reunited once again.
Dan and Paulette Norton on February 19, 2016 at 6:01 PM said:

Thoughts and prayers to Larry's family at this very difficult time. I always enjoyed working with Larry at Terex Cranes .
With deepest sympathy,
Dan and Paulette Norton
Mary Heinemann on February 19, 2016 at 3:36 PM said:

Prayers and sympathy to the family.
Julian and Jan Wilke on February 19, 2016 at 3:35 PM said:

Our sincere sympathy to the family of Larry Huck.
Bonnie (Alcock) Joecken on February 19, 2016 at 8:34 AM said:

Larry was always a very friendly guy who had a great smile whenever you would meet him. I went to school with Larry. My sympathies to all his family.
Kent & Shirley Warnke on February 19, 2016 at 6:56 AM said:

Our thoughts and prayers to the family at this diffult time.
Brad & Kim Bunce family on February 19, 2016 at 5:56 AM said:

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
Barb Breitbach Harmening on February 19, 2016 at 3:45 AM said:

My deepest sympathies to Aaron, and Joshua,and all of Larrys family.He will be deeply missed. May God grant you strength during this difficult time.
John and Diane (Brase)Dockendorf on February 19, 2016 at 2:27 AM said:

Our sympathy to the family. May God and your memories help you through this time.
Sheri Bergmann on February 18, 2016 at 10:55 PM said:

I am very sorry for the loss of your father and bother and grandfather .... It is always hard to lose someone you love, and even though time has a way of healing the pain, time never heals the empty place in your heart . I am honored to say Larry was a friend of mine and I keep you all in my prays .
Warren and Diane Snyder on February 18, 2016 at 7:17 PM said:

We send our sympathy to Larry's family—
Heather Veys on February 18, 2016 at 6:22 PM said:

Our deepest condolences to Aaron and Josh and their families. RIP Uncle Larry.
Imogene Wilkinson on February 18, 2016 at 6:10 PM said:

Aaron and Joshua and families, my condolences to you and your families.
Janet and Gordy on February 18, 2016 at 5:24 PM said:

With deepest sympathy to the entire family.

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