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Larry Langewisch

Larry Langewisch of Defiance, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the age of 81 years. larry langewisch.jpg
He is survived by his wife, Elaine Langewisch of Defiance, MO; three children, Scott Langewisch and wife, Brenda of St. Clair, MO, Dana Hilyard and husband, Patrick of St. Peters, MO, and Lisa Carey and husband, Michael of St. Charles, MO; four grandchildren, Gabrielle Erb of Tulsa, OK, Ben Carey of Colorado Springs, CO, Jessica Carey of St. Charles, and Sammie Hilyard of St. Peters, MO; one great-grandson, Roman Erb; other relatives, and many friends.

Larry Allen Langewisch was born July 13, 1940, in St. Louis; son of the late Lester Langewisch and wife, Erma Fick Langewisch. He grew up in the Ellisville, Missouri area. He served his country in the United States Army from 1958-1961. Larry worked for many years as a pipefitter. In 2002, Larry married Elaine Wilson, and they made their home in Defiance, MO.

Larry was a longtime Boy Scout leader, member of the Planning and Zoning Board in Ellisville, the Athletic Association of Ellisville, VFW of New Melle, MO – life member, and American Legion – life member. Larry enjoyed hunting and fishing and is in the Horseshoe Hall of Fame.

Visitation – July 1 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. and Memorial Service – July 1 at 11:30 a.m. Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, MO.
Memorials preferred to the Animal Shelter of your choice.