Larry Glenn Vassmer, 78, entered heaven on Saturday, June 20, 2020.
Larry loved Jesus, his family, and farming on the Missouri Century Farm his family has worked for over one hundred years. He could frequently be found sporting his well-worn work overalls, or a white Stetson and cowboy boots. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and teaching his grandchildren how to play countless card games. He was a loyal employee of Grain Systems Incorporated for 26 years and retired in 2008.
Larry lived in Excelsior Springs, MO his entire life, except for the two years that he was in the Army. Larry enjoyed spending time at Lake Viking. He taught many a friend and family member how to water ski. Countless summer days were spent at the lake with his family and friends.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Pauline Vassmer. Larry is survived by his wife, Carol Vassmer, who he married on August 3, 1969, daughters Shaun Sullivan (John Sullivan), Shelley Jo Vassmer, and Lisa Bryant (Troy Bryant) as well as grandchildren Hailee Arnold (John Arnold), Hannah Murphy, and Ethan Bryant, and great-grandchildren Scarlett Arnold and Henry Arnold, and his sister, Linda Irons (Tina/Lance Lamley and Terri Irons).
Larry was greatly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, if you would like to honor Larry, donations may be made in his name to The American Heart Association or your favorite charity.
Larry will lie in state at Bross & Spidle Funeral Home in Excelsior Spring, MO from noon to 7 pm on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. There will be a private burial for the immediate family only on Thursday, June 25, 2020.