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CMSgt. Larry J. Koerber

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Larry Koerber

Retired, United States Air Force, CMSgt., Larry J. Koerber, 67, of rural Troy, IL, born March 27, 1951, in Vichy, MO, departed this life on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Chief Master Sergeant Koerber was retired from the U.S. Air Force, with 30 years of service. He was ever thankful for the opportunity to serve his great country, and to be a part of something much larger than himself. After graduating from Belle High School in Missouri, he completed basic training at Amarillo AFB, TX. Assignments took him to Mississippi, Vietnam, Wisconsin, Georgia, Belgium, Nebraska, Alaska, Virginia, England, California and Scott AFB, IL.

Once retired, Larry completed degree programs with Park University and Webster University. He obtained his Private Pilot Certificate and enjoyed flying light airplanes.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Maudie Koerber; a brother, Lawrence Koerber; sisters, Bonnie Dillon and Sandra Elliott; and granddaughter, Carly Batz.

Surviving are his wife, Rosemary (nee Moran) Koerber; stepdaughter, Jean (Harold) Gates of Sun Praire, WI; stepsons, Greg (Stacey) Batz of Sun Praire and John (Sandy) Batz of Lakeville, MN; six step-grandchildren, Faye, Rita, Sara, Katherine, Anna and Sean; four great-grandchildren; Gisele, Devin, Andre and Alex; two sisters, Viola (Charles) Anderson and Sharon (Bill) Sullivan; brother, Leslie (Marlene) Koerber; brother-in-law, Rick Elliot; sister-in-law, Ann Koerber all of MO; brother-in-law, Marty (Ida) Moran of Ft. Atkinson, WI; sister-in-law, JoAnn Moran of Wausau, WI; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; his horse Cody and dog, Ginger.

Memorials may be made to Siteman Cancer Center or to the . Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.Richesofh.com

Services: Memorial service will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy, IL, with Bob Jerke and Terry Young officiating.

Interment with full military honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 10, 2018
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