Lawrence Henry “Larry” Juniper, 87, of Winamac, IN passed away at 8:50 PM Monday, January 23, 2023 at Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac. He was born on September 1, 1935 in West Swanzey, NH to the late William Henry and Elizabeth May “Bessie” [Hazard] Juniper. Larry married Mavis Jean Felker on December 17, 1966 in Monticello, IN. She survives.
Larry served in the US Marine Corp during the Korean War. He also served in the US Marine Corp Reserves and the US Army National Guard. He retired from the military on October 27, 1997 after 25 ½ years of service. He was a longtime member of the American Legion Post #71 and a lifetime member VFW Post #1728 in Winamac. Larry proudly served on the local Honor Guard for many years. He was especially honored to receive a Quilt of Valor several years ago.
Larry worked hard his entire life retiring from Eaton Corporation in Winamac where he had worked for over 30 years. He was an avid bowler and he enjoyed playing in the local Merchant’s Softball League as well as coaching Little League Baseball for his sons.
Larry will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Mavis Jean [Felker] Juniper, Wife
Linda Greenidge, Daughter
Larry Juniper, Jr., Son
Mike (Candy) Juniper, Son
George Randall Juniper, Son
David (Brenda Paul) Juniper, Son
Roger Metz, Son-in-law
Many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
Charlie Juniper, Brother
Ruthie Warren, Sister
Georgia Juniper, Sister-in-law
Numerous Niece and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
William Henry and Elizabeth May “Bessie” [Hazard] Juniper, Parents
Jeannie Metz, Daughter
Laureene Buffum, Daughter
Natasha Juniper, Daughter-in-law
James Juniper, Brother
Elizabeth Walker, Sister
William David Juniper, Brother
Visitation will be from 2-6 PM EST Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM EST Friday, February 3, 2023 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac with Pastor Martin Burns officiating.
Burial will take place at 11 AM EST Monday, February 6, 2023 at Winamac Cemetery in Winamac. The American Legion and VFW will conduct Military Graveside Services.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Winamac Church of the Nazarene, Winamac American Legion or Winamac VFW.
Online Condolences may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.