Larry Little

Posted Online: May 03, 2013, 6:34 pm
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Larry George Little, 76, of Princeton, Iowa, died on May 2, 2013, at his home.
Visitation is from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf. Private graveside services are Monday at Salem Lutheran Cemetery, rural Princeton.
He was born on Jan. 1, 1937, in Princeton, to George and Pearl Little. He married LaVonne Schafer on Oct. 15, 1955.
Surviving are his wife; children, Kim Fitzgerald, Robin, Greg and Rodney Little, all of Princeton, and Amy Groenenboom, Bettendorf; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


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