Larry Wasinger


Larry Joseph Wasinger, a former Garden City resident, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.

Larry Joseph Wasinger, a former Garden City resident, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.

He was born March 30, 1929, in St. Peters, to John and Odilia Wasinger. He graduated from St. Josephs Military School in Hays.

On Nov. 23, 1948, he married Carol Gottschalk in Garden City. She preceded him in death as did his parents and four brothers.

Mr. Wasinger worked at John Deere as a salesman and later went to work for Oswalt Manufacturing. He moved from Garden City to Colorado Springs, Colo., in 1974 and moved to Woodland Park, Colo., in 1978.

He is survived by three sons, Robby and wife Bev of Colorado Springs, Dave and wife Angela of Colorado Springs, and Danny and wife Jill of Mesa, Ariz.; five daughters, Jeri and husband Danny Akers of Lubbock, Texas, Vonne and husband Steve Long of Mason City, Iowa, Amy and husband Jimmy Sanford of Midland, Texas, Lori and husband Mike Kennedy of Wichita, and Jill and husband Buddy McAfee of Odessa, Texas; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Sy, Vernon and Ronald; and three sisters, Marnieta, Kathleen and Annie.

A memorial service will begin at noon Saturday at Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church in Woodland Park.

Memorials may be made to any animal charity of the donor's choice.

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