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Larry Fairchild

July 9, 1937 — January 14, 2023

Sigourney

Larry Lee Fairchild, 85, died January 14, 2023 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. On July 9, 1937 he was born east of Sigourney to William and Grace (Myers) Fairchild.  He attended Stoney Point country school until 8th grade and attended Sigourney High School, graduating in1955. On July 26, 1958 he married Janet Kay Clark at the Methodist Church in Oskaloosa.  Larry was employed at Amana for 2 years and later started to work for Conner Brothers Construction, becoming one hell of a bricklayer. After a long day of work he would come home and he was a handyman for many people in Sigourney. Larry enjoyed his great-grandchildren, woodworking and attending sporting activities especially football and track.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers Homer, Howard, Hubert, and Harley Fairchild, two sisters Ruth Cole and Lucille Northup.

He is survived by his wife Janet of 64 years, and their children  Debra (Lonnie) Cobb of Eagan, MN, Diane (Greg) Peiffer of Sigourney, Douglas (Kathy) Fairchild of Urbandale, Dana (Dan) Richardson of Sigourney, 11 grandchildren Jack Cobb, Jenifer Rodin, Melissa McLaughlin, Christina Montgomery, Theresa Glandon, Joe, Natalie and Sam Fairchild, Lauren Richardson, Mallory Richardson, Lindy Donohue, 15 greatgrandchildren, Johnathon and Joey Rodin, Casey and Carson Cobb, Briana, Hanna, Kiera and Owen McLaughlin, Clayton and Kaylee Visser, Kia, Izabelle and Autumn Montgomery, Emelya and Daniel Glandon, and  several nieces and nephews and many friends.

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

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Burial

Bethel Cemetery

Iowa 92, Sigourney, IA

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