Larry Joe Zellers, LaFontaine, died on April 8, 2018, at Fort Wayne Lutheran Hospital.
He was born Oct. 25, 1936, in Kewanna, to the Arnold and Ione (Reed) Zellers. He married Janice L. Wagoner on Jan. 20, 1956, in Rochester.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, GeNelle Smoker, and a grandson, Christopher Zellers.
His survived by his wife, Janice; four children: Steve (Mary) Zellers, Lagro; Daniel (Donna) Zellers, Rochester; Kandy Vicini, Indianapolis; Rodney (Becky) Zellers, Wabash. Seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren and one great-great grandson.
He was retired from General Motors (Fisher Body) after 32 years. He was a member of Lincolnville United Methodist Church, LaFontaine Masonic Lodge #295, where he was past Grand Master. He was a proud UAW member. He was an avid Cubs fan and fisherman. He loved to travel and visited 48 of the 50 states. He and Janice spent their winters in Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 12, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, IN 46940 with Pastor Melissa Rice officiating. Visitation will be held form 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, at the funeral home with Masonic services at 7 p.m.
Memorials can be donated to the Wabash Cancer Society or the Encouraging Truth Ministries Church in lieu of flowers.