Larry Syhlman

Larry John Syhlman, 77, of New Albin died Sunday, April 24, 2016 at his home in New Albin. Funeral Services were held Monday, May 2 at St. Peter Community Christian Church, New Albin, with Rev. William Reese as the Officiant. Burial followed at St. Peter Memorial Cemetery, New Albin.

Larry was the second born child to William and Effie (Siems) Syhlman in Cedar Falls. He graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 1956. Larry was united in marriage with Maudie Back in 1958. They were blessed with four children.

Larry worked as a supervisor for John Deere for 32 years and retired in 1992. He was a very considerate person and always thought of others first, he was a man of great faith. Larry spent time traveling, fishing and visiting family. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed watching westerns, especially John Wayne. Larry was a member of St. Peter Community Christian Church.

Larry is survived by his wife, Maudie; his children, William, Lorri (Sam), John and Suzanne (Jerry); four grandchildren, Holli, Caleb, William John and Jonathan; and his siblings, Stan (Mary) and Deb (Bill). Larry was preceded in death by his parents, William and Effie; his brothers, Bill and Ron; and one sister, Marsha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Peter's Radio Ministeries. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Lansing assisted the family with the arrangements.

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