Obituary of Merle Larry Ezra
Merle Larry Ezra, 78, lifelong farmer from Winamac, IN, passed away at his home on Monday, January 17, 2022. He was born on August 22, 1943 in Winamac to the late Merle Emory and Wanetta Emaline [Allen] Ezra. Larry graduated from Winamac High School in 1961 and served in the US Army National Guard. He was a member of the Indiana American Legion.
Larry was a hardworking farmer and was very knowledgeable about raising sheep and hogs. For many years, he owned and operated a Christmas tree farm. He enjoyed the outdoors and attending the annual Power Show at the Winamac Town Park. Larry imparted a lot of wisdom to his children and grandchildren. He will be missed by those who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Timothy (Kelly Samson) Ezra, Indianapolis, IN Son
Stephanie (Chad) Watts, Winamac, IN Daughter
Benjamin Watts, Grandson
Molly Watts, Granddaughter
Carolyn Knebel, Indianapolis, IN Sister
Betty Shorter, Winamac, IN Sister
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Merle Emory and Wanetta Emaline [Allen] Ezra, Parents
Bene Franklin Ezra, Brother
Shirley Peters, Sister
Loren Knebel, Brother-in-law
Jim Shorter, Brother-in-law
Geraldine Rose [Lewis] Ezra, Former Spouse
Visitation will be from 3-7 PM EST Friday, January 21, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
Funeral Services will be held at 3 PM EST Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
Burial will take place at Winamac Cemetery in Winamac, IN. The American Legion and VFW will conduct Military Graveside Services.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Pulaski Animal Center.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
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