Larry L. Niemeyer

Jul 31, 2019
Niemeyer, Larry crop


10:30 a.m. Monday, August 5, 2019 at Trinity American Lutheran Church


2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sunday at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel and also one hour before the service at the church


Garden of Memories Cemetery


may be directed to Trinity American Lutheran Church 605 W. 4th St. Waterloo, Iowa 50702


Larry L. Niemeyer, 78, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at ManorCare Health Services.  He was born January 7, 1941 in Sumner the son of August and Nora Mahlsteadt Niemeyer.  He was a 1959 graduate of Waterloo West High School.

He married Clara Englehardt on April 30, 1960 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua; she preceded him in death on March 6, 2009.

Larry worked as a Truck Driver for 40 years, retiring on December 29, 1998.

He was a member of the Cedar Falls AMVETS Post #49 and Waterloo Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Survived by: two sons, Randy of Minneapolis, MN, Ron of Newport, WA; three daughters, Theresa (John) Hoff of Clearwater, FL, Jodi Niemeyer and Wendy Niemeyer both of Waterloo; two grandchildren, Rachel and Joseph Hoff of Clearwater, FL; two sisters, Cleo Matthew and JoAnn Nielsen both of Tucson, AZ and one brother, Dan (Marilyn) Niemeyer of Waterloo.

Preceded in death by: his parents; his wife; two sisters, Marlene “Molly” Hansen, Phyllis Main and one brother, Virgil Niemeyer.


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  1. Ray Engelhardt | May 14, 2020

    Very sad to hear of your passing this morning but in another way I know you are with the love of your life. You were a good friend before you became my Brother-In-Law and we had many good times together before and after you married my sister Clara. Trips to Rochester in that 59 chevy, the Germany trip and many more to numerous to mention. My heart goes out to Randy, Ronnie, Theresa, Jodi, Wendy and your siblings for I know they will miss you as I will. I am traveling and regret not being able to attend your funeral but rest assured I will be visiting you at Garden Of Memories. You, Clara and my little Brother Gary keep the light on and what ever your drinking cold for if the Lord permits I'll be along in due time.


    Ray Engelhardt

  2. April Mahar | Aug 05, 2019

    Our prayers are with all of our family and especially Randy, Ronnie, Theresa, Jodi and Wendy. Wish we could be there. I have so many wonderful memories of Uncle Larry. All the family dinners with the adults playing cards. So glad we all got to vacation together last October...wonderful memories. Love to you all. Keep the good memories close to your heart to get you through this difficult time. Love, April and Dennis



  3. Joel | Aug 05, 2019
    I'm sorry for your loss  R.I.P  Uncle Larry
  4. Steve and Sue Boyd and Family | Aug 02, 2019
    Larry was a true friend and we enjoyed his smile at bowling and at races for many many years..prayers to all the family..he will truly be missed
  5. Merlyn & Alice Thompson | Aug 01, 2019

    We offer our sympathy to Larry’s family. We knew him from bowling, he was always friendly. 

    A super nice guy!



    Merlyn & Alice Thompson


  6. CHAD VAN DYKE | Aug 01, 2019
  7. Les and Tammi Aldrich | Aug 01, 2019
    Our condolences to the family.  We knew Larry from bowling league.  He was a great bowler and an even greater person.  We will miss him greatly.
  8. Dorann Burgart | Jul 31, 2019

    All of us Mahlstedt children (Marie & Willis's) are saddened at the news of Larry's death!  We had a lot of great times as cousins and fond memories of Waterloo visits.  Our farm was the sight of lots of 4th of July firecrackers!!! We all enjoyed the Hawkeyes together!!!! I dont think any of us will make the visitation or funeral,  but our thoughts and prayers are with your family!


    God's blessings

    Dorann Burgart

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