Larry W. Pingsterhaus, 55, of rural
Germantown Died Tuesday February 28, 2006 at Greenville Regional
Hospital in Greenville.
He was born December 9, 1950 in
Breese to Lawrence G. and Dolores (Benhoff) Pingsterhaus. His
father preceded him in death and his mother lives in rural
He was a Dairy farmer, a Staff
Sergeant of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam Era from 1970
to 1972, and secretary of the Hanover Drainage Board.
He married Gerri Diekemper November
26, 1976 at St. Mary Church in Carlyle and she survives.
Also surviving is a daughter Kim
(Kurt) Rakers of Aviston,
Sons Eric (fiancée’ Jacquelyn
Korhmann) Pingsterhaus, Brad (special friend Brandy Brendel)
Pingsterhaus and Kyle Pingsterhaus all of rural Germantown.
Sisters Lois (Stan) Ratermann of
Mulberry Groove, Diane (Dave) Lammers of Breese and Donna (Steve)
Hilmes of Carlyle,
Father and mother in law Joseph and
Mary Diekemper of Breese,
Brothers in law Wayne (Dorothy)
Diekemper , Joey (Mickey) Diekemper, Jerome (Elaine) Diekemper all
of Carlyle and sister in law Julie (Dr. Ted Little) of Shelbyville.
Besides his father he was preceded
in death by mother in law Lily (Ward) Diekemper, a niece Jennifer
Lammers and a nephew Troy Diekemper.
Mass of Christian Burial will be
held Saturday March 4 at 11 am at St. Boniface Church Germantown
with Fr. Steven Humphrey and Fr. Henry Fischer officiating.
Interment will be in St. Boniface Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Moss
Funeral Home in Germantown Friday March 3 from 4 to 9 Pm and
Saturday from 8 to 10:45 am. Memorials can be made to Mater Dei
High School or the American Heart Association and will be received
at the funeral home.