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Larry Jerome Kogler, age 79, of Grand Rapids, Michigan passed away Saturday, August 26, 2023. Larry was born January 5, 1944 in Monon, Indiana to Albert & Helen (Hartzog) Kogler.

Larry is preceded in death by his wife Mabel and son Billy. Larry is survived by 3 children; Janet (Frank) Villarreal, Laurie (Russell) Shumaker, and Todd Kogler, 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and sister Gloria (Larry) Lambert. 

Larry had an impressive career with Applied Arts for 30 years. He loved working on cars and was a self taught mechanic. 

Cremation has taken place and no formal services will be held at this time.


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Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, 616-452-3006.


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  1. Judy Wiest on September 1, 2023 at 1:00 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss and praying for comfort and peace during this difficult time.

  2. Ed and Gail Pelton on September 1, 2023 at 1:12 pm

    Laurie, Sending thought and prayers to you and your family. Hugs too.

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