Larry Weems, 85


Larry Allen Weems, 85, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 6, 2023. He was born in Iowa City, on July 7, 1937, to Clara and Ralph Weems. He grew up in Prigmhar, Botna, and Denison.

On October 24, 1968, Larry was united in marriage with Diana Schulte and they went on to have three boys, Brian, Brandon, and Bradley. Larry was a print press operator, semi driver and a farmer. He was an avid deer hunter and outdoorsman. He loved his family and farming.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Clara and Ralph Weems; stepfather, Harold Crouch; sister and brother-in-law, Darlene and Chris Brink; and son, Bradley Weems.

He is survived by his wife, Diana Weems of Vinton, Iowa; children, Brian and Alecia Weems of Shellsburg, Iowa and Brandon and Krista Weems of Cedar Rapids; seven grandchildren, Halee, Dustin, Faith, Grace, Channah, and Elsie Weems and Austin Weems-Barker; two great grand-children, Loralai and Elliott Tharp; and his dog, Ace.

A graveside service was held on Thursday, July 13, at the Dow City Cemetery. Pastor Brian Weems presided over the service.

Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine was in charge of arrangements.