Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, July 01, 2015
OBITUARY ~ JUDGE LARRY ALLEN WYER
June 08, 1940 ~ September 01, 2015
udge Larry Allen Wyer, 75, of Lumberton, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015. He was born June, 8, 1940 in Denver, Missouri. He graduated high school in Mount Ayr, Iowa in 1958. He then served in the U.S. Air Force from 1958-1963. He earned his associates degree in law enforcement. He had a wide range of jobs during his career, from farmer to councilor to Colorado State Patrolman. He served as sheriff and chief of police in multiple areas in Iowa. He then went to work at his favorite job of all, Municipal Court Judge of Lumberton since 2002. He served on numerous community projects, church functions and charity events. He was very active and involved with the United Methodist Youth. He loved animals and he loved people. He had an award winning smile and a great sense of humor. The love of his life was his wife, Brenda.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Ester Wyer; sisters, Joyce Wyer and Donna West.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Brenda Wyer; daughters, Lavonna Reigenborn of Colorado and Alicia Ostrander of Colorado; brothers, Marvin Wyer and Richard Wyer; sisters, Lois Hill and Linda Mathews; grandson, Erich Rivera; granddaughter, Jessica Ostrander and numerous nieces and nephews.
His family will receive friends on Friday, September 4, 2015 at Woodcrest United Methodist Church of Lumberton from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Woodcrest United Methodist Church on Friday, September 4, 2015, officiated by Reverend Charles Jordan. Interment will be 2:30 Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at Houston National Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be, Roy Coker, Phil Kilgore, Ted Kehtel, Roger Hawthorne, John Robinson and Ray Starnes. Honorary pallbearer will be Neil Thomas.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2015