Carl E. Larger, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:50 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor. He was born on March 8, 1931, in Shelby County, to Andrew H. and Josephine (Seger) Larger, who preceded him in death.
On Oct. 2, 1954, he married Helen G. Dapore and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Survivors also include five children, Kenneth (Patsy) Larger, of London, Ky., Judy Larger, of Katy, Texas, Carla Weeks, of Salt Lake City, Utah, Theresa (Tim) Brookman, of New Knoxville, and Ron (Stacey) Larger, of Longwood, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Stephanie Gross, Dan Brookman, Melanie and Mary Weeks, Christina, Katie and Bethany Larger; two great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Nolan Gross; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mildred and Verna Geise, Virginia Goubeaux, and a brother, Adrian Larger.
Carl was a 1949 graduate of Perry High School in Shelby County. He was a lifelong farmer and retired after 38 years from Superior Tube in Wapakoneta. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 691 and St. Joseph Catholic Church. He enjoyed visiting with family and friends, traveling, reading and was a chapel adoration participant. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Rev. Patrick Sloneker will be officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Friday, at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Memorial contributions may be directed to American Cancer Society and St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Condolences may be expressed at schlosserfuneralhome.com.