Larry Van Genderen


Larry Lee Van Genderen, 65, of Eddyville, passed into God’s loving arms March 24, 2024 at his home.

He was born September 30, 1958 in Ottumwa to Fred and Janice Eyler Van Genderen. He married Cindy Allman June 14, 1980.

A 1977 graduate of Eddyville High School, Larry attended Indian Hills Community College. Farming all of his life, Larry sold Pioneer seed for 25 years and Drago corn heads for the past 14 years.

Larry cherished his friendships and loved wintering in Arizona with the “Arizona family friends.” As a farmer all of his life, most important to him were God, his family and the land.

Surviving is his wife, Cindy; their 2 sons, Calvin (Amy) Van Genderen and Bryce (Steph) Van Genderen both of Eddyville; 2 grandsons, who were his loving right-hand men, Caden and Casen Van Genderen; a sister, Luann Feehan of Olathe, KS; and numerous family and friends that he dearly loved.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his father and mother-in-law, Harold and Doris Allman; and his grandparents, Dick Sr. and Nellie Van Genderen and Fred and Ruby Eyler.

Visitation will be open after 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 27th at Reece Funeral Home with the family present to greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, March 28th at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Hornback officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Eddyville.

Memorials may be made to the family for a scholarship to be named in Larry’s honor.

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