Larry David Etter, 69, of Auburn, passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Larry was born February 22, 1952 in Fort Wayne. He was a graduate of Elmhurst High School in Fort Wayne.
Larry was a veteran of United States Marines.
He married Mary J. (Molargik) Burnett on May 1, 1999, at the County Line Church of God, and she survives in Auburn.
Larry worked for several different auto parts stores in the local area. He worked for Coast to Coast Hardware in Auburn for several years and most recently worked for Ace Hardware in Auburn.
He was a member of County Line Church of God and attended the main campus in rural Auburn.
Larry enjoyed reading, telling jokes, feeding the birds, riding his motorcycle, working on vehicles, and always loved a challenge fixing things, but most of all he loved helping other people.
Surviving are four children, Larry Joseph Etter of North Bennington, Vermont, William David Etter II of Manchester Center, Vermont, Robert Raymond-David Etter of Middle Island, New York and Katlyn Marie Farland of Manchester Center, Vermont; step-daughter, Tanessa Mae Grubb of Huachuca City, Arizona; four grandchildren; sister, Vicki Harden of Fort Wayne; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Pat Park; and adopted parents; William David Etter and Eloise (Schwarz) Etter.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at County Line Church of God, 7716 E. County Line Road E., Auburn, with visitation from 10 – 11 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Pastor Steve Schlatter will be officiating.
Burial will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Auburn.
Visitation also will be from 2 – 6 Sunday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center St., Auburn.
Memorials may be directed to County Line Church of God Main Campus.
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