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“Hanging out with Larry's younger brothers, Jim and Scott, kinda made Larry my semi adopted big brother. Larry was the guy that would let you know in...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Tom Swindle - Tucson, AZ

“Liz We are so sorry for your loss Larry is a good friend and we will miss him much. We will pray for you and your family and count on seeing him...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Duane Wachowiak and Sue Wachowiak - VA

“I'm sorry that life had to take Larry so early. He was a husband, father, son, uncle and friend... I'm glad he was finally able to meet his 2 oldest...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Teresa (Kellogg) Miller - IN

“Our family is reaching out to let you know we are sorry for your loss. Larry was a great guy and a pleasure to work with. He will be missed by many...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Chuck Powell - Granger, IN

“Its to describe a relationship with Larry without laughing to yourself about the times you have had. He was honest, loyal, and the best friend you...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: David Scrape Wall USPM/C - MI

“If you never met Larry Jester in person, his passing is certainly your loss. Larry was probably one of least pretensions people you would have ever...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Don Schoner - Atlanta, GA

“Larry was a great guy that I had the privilege of working with for about 3 years. His intimidating look and demeanor made him hard to approach at...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Big Will Harris - South Bend, IN

“To the Jester Family, words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about Larry's death. We are here to support you in your grieving process....Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Lorra, JJ & Autumn Junk - IN

“I never met him, but from what I have read about his life, that is indeed my loss. My deepest condolences to the Jester family in their time of need...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Laura Nance - Mishawaka, IN

“I have many memories of Larry when he and my brother Don were running together and the times we spent at Calvary Baptist Chuch! So very sorry to Liz...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Laurie Schoner-Pierce - Niles, MI

“You said that you loved me and I said it back, and I meant every word. I love you brother and I always will. Always, your sister, Becky ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Becky Jester - south bend, IN

“So sorry to hear of Larry's passing. He was a wonderful man and will be missed by all who knew him. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Leslie Herron - Right Turn - OH

“I am proud to say that I am a friend of Larry's. It was beautiful watching his relationship with his wife, Liz grow. Larry had a heart of gold and...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Denyse Manges - South Bend, IN

“May the good lord grace you at his golden gate with open arms. The blessing of eternal life now begins. Thoughts and prayers from the Sholty and...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Erica Sholty (Richter)

“Rest in Peace Brother, we will ride again on the other side. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Scrappy - Tampa, FL

“Larry was an Honest, caring, straight forward Man who will Never be forgotten. R.I.P Larry ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Carol & Lonnie Hale - SouthBend, IN

“Megan and Ashley.......I did'nt know your dad but I am so sorry for your loss. From what Megan says he was a wonderful Dad and thats all that counts!...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Reba Horton - Dawson Springs,, KY

“Larry, you always had a smile on your face. You were a great friend to all. You will always be in our hearts. ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: Jill Andrzejewski - North Liberty, IN

“Larry taught me a valuable lesson early on in our friendship-neve EVER judge a person by their outsides. To many who first met him he was the tatted...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Dana Kelly - South Bend, IN

“we will all miss you and your smile you have had such a impact on so many my thought and prayer go to Liz and the kids who have stood bye you i know...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: earl scanlon - buchanan, MI

“Larry was an amazing man and still is, he was so carring and thoughtful, he would give the shirt off his back to someone if they needed it. I know he...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: DAVID SLOCUM - SOUTH BEND, IN

“Larry was an amazing man and still is, he was so carring and thoughtful, he would give the shirt off his back to someone if they needed it. I know he...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: DAVID SLOCUM - SOUTH BEND, IN

“what can you say bout larry that everyone doesnt already know he was a brother ,a friend,a husband,a father,but most of all he was one hell of a man...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Dusty Roadz - Eau Claire, MI

“There is so much I could say about Larry aka "Moose". To keep it short, Larry was a great friend, and brother that a person could ever have. Gonna...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Craig Yoder - Goshen, IN - Friend


Larry A. Jester, 47, of South Bend, IN, passed away at 4:07 p.m. Sunday, August 5, 2012, in his home, after a long battle with cancer. Larry was born on June 15, 1965 in Buford, SC and had lived in South Bend most of his life. He had been employed for 12 years with Steel Warehouse as a Supervisor. On September 15, 2005, in South Bend, IN, he married Elizabeth K. Hall, who survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Ashley (Ian Crocker) Jester, Megan Jester, and Jessica Slocum all of South Bend, IN; four sons, Sean Dunnick of Kewanna, IN, Eric Dunnick of Indianapolis, IN, Adam Jester and Steven Jester both of South Bend, IN; two grandchildren, Caden and Bradley Needham of Niles, MI; his parents, Mary and Larry Jester of South Bend, IN; his step-parents, Betty Jean Groppe and Jim Gardner of South Bend, IN; two sisters, Lori (Kevin) Mills of South Bend, IN and Becky (Jason Beam) Jester of South Bend, IN; three brothers, Jim (Laurie) Jester , Scott (Sherri) Jester and Greg (Joanne) Jester all of South Bend, IN; his mother-in-law, Susan Hall of Mishawka, IN; his father-in-law, Michael Hall of South Bend, IN; one sister-in-law, April (Howard Northern) Hall of South Bend, IN; and one brother-in-law, Adam (Dorie) Hall of Buchanan, MI. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 10, 2012 in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive. Friends may call from 2 until 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Larry had attended the former LaSalle High School. He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of Z.B. Falcons where he previously served on the Board of Directors, and a member of the United States Patriots Motorcycle Club. He loved to camp and fish with his family. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Center for Hospice Care, Inc. To send online condolences, please visit Kaniewski.com.

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