Larry Linden Tebo
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Age 75, died peacefully on Tuesday morning, May 14, 2013 at the Calhoun County Medical Care Facility. He was born in Plymouth, Michigan on January 3, 1938 the loving son of Linden Earl and Zerepha Jean (Church) Tebo. Larry graduated from Hastings High School with the Class of 1955, and furthered his education at KCC and KVC. He retired as a sales manager for John Hancock Financial in 1998 after more than 32 years of faithful service. Larry also co-owned and operated the Northview Grocery Store in Hastings with his wife, Lorraine, from 1958 to 1963.
Larry married the love of his life, Lorraine Kay Hummell in Hastings, Michigan on July 7, 1956; she sadly preceded him in death on May 23, 2005. He is survived by his daughters, Sue L. (John) Thompson of Battle Creek and Lee Ann (Mark) Affolder of Berne, Indiana; his son, Larry L. (Shelly) Tebo, Jr. of E. Leroy; 8 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; his special sweetheart, Pat Vought; 2 brothers, Donald R. Tebo, Robert L. (Lynn) Tebo, and 2 sisters, Marilyn J. (Grover) DeForest, and Beverly J. Davis. Larry was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James A. Tebo.
A huge aircraft enthusiast, Larry obtained his pilot's license in 1962 and owned his own Cesna aircraft. He was a huge Civil War Buff and was very proud that his great-grandfather served in the Civil War. Larry enjoyed all sports, hunting, fishing, playing Bingo, travelling, going to casinos and loved spending time with his family.
A visitation will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, where funeral services to celebrate Larry's life will be held 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Memorials directed to
or the Calhoun County Medical Care Facility would be appreciated. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on May 16, 2013