Larry Lunz

LARRY LUNZ

WAPAKONETA — Larry L. Lunz, 69, of rural Wapakoneta, died 12:09 a.m., Sat. Aug. 16, 2014, at his residence with his family at his side. He was born Nov. 1, 1944, in Lima, the son of Roy L. & Violet M. (Hole) Lunz, who preceded him in death. On Feb. 21, 1976, he married Kathleen L. McDermitt, and she survives.

Other survivors include, 2 children, Edward Lunz, Wapakoneta, Theresa (Adam) Friemoth, Celina, a sister, Carol McCullough, New Knoxville, OH, 2 brothers-in-law, David McDermitt, St. Marys, OH, Thomas (Pat) McDermitt, Celina, OH.

He was preceded in death by 2 infant brothers, William & Donald.

Larry worked as a route salesman for Pepsi Cola, Lima, retiring in March 2007 after 38 years of service. He was a member of the Uniopolis United Methodist Church. A 1962 graduate of Wapakoneta High School, Larry also served in the Ohio National Guard. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Aerie #691, Wapakoneta. He raised New Zealand rabbits and was an adviser with the Hare Raisers 4H Club for 22 years. He was also a member of the Ohio New Zealand Breeders Assn. and the National New Zealand Breeders Assn. He enjoyed deer hunting.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wed. Aug. 20, 2014, at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, St. Rt. 501, Wapakoneta, Pastor Josh Andrews officiating. Burial is to follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta. The family will receive friends 2-4 & 6-8 p.m., Tues. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Uniopolis United Methodist Church or the Uniopolis Fire Dept. and Rescue Squad. Condolences may be expressed at www.bayliffandeleyfh.com.


Funeral Home

Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home
1102 Lincoln Ave. Wapakoneta, OH 45895
419-738-7676

Published in The Lima News from Aug. 17 to Aug. 18, 2014