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Larry R. Elliott

March 14, 1932 ~ March 22, 2020 (age 88)

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Larry R. Elliott, 88, of Decatur, IN passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Adams Memorial Hospital. Larry was born in Omaha, Nebraska on March 14, 1932, to the late Earl and Irene B. (Reece) Schlutz. On October 20, 1962, Larry married Suzanne Holthouse.

He was a parishioner of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. He was a member of the Elk’s Lodge #993 and American Legion Post #43. He retired from G.T.E. Data Services in 1992 after 25 years of service. Larry also served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

Larry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Suzanne “Susie” Elliott of Decatur; a son, Steven F. (Michelle) Elliott of Ann Arbor, MI; 2 daughters, Laurie A. (Carl) Smith of Midland, MI and Pam K. (Daniel Peirce) Elliott of Eagle, CO; 4 grandchildren, Alyssa Zapata, Kelsey Smith, Nick Smith and Jake Elliott; 2 great grandchildren; Valerie Zapata and Joaquin Zapata.

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Karl and Frank “Benny” Elliott and a sister, Susan Pallister.

The Rite of Committal will take place in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, as a private family burial, with Father David Ruppert officiating. 

A Memorial Mass and visitation will be held at a later date.

Arrangements handled by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

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