Larry BurrOctober 2, 1960 ~ May 6, 2017 (age 56)
Larry Burr, 56, of Cresco, passed away on Saturday May 6, 2017 at his home.
Larry Martin Burr was born October 2, 1960 in Cresco IA, to Donald Burr and Lucille (Bechtel). He graduated from Crestwood High School. On April 24, 1982 Larry was united in marriage to Bonnie Balik at the Assumption Catholic Church in Cresco. This past April 24, Larry and Bonnie celebrated 35 years of marriage. After 8 years of marriage Larry and Bonnie welcomed a little girl, Katie, into their lives. She was his greatest pride and joy.
At 3:30 a.m. Larry would wake up and arrive an hour early for work at Balk Lime and Ready Mix. He opened up the plant and then would sit and have a pop while reading the newspaper or an equipment magazine while he waited for everyone to arrive for work. Some would classify Larry as being a workaholic. Larry was very knowledgeable and would often be requested to work a certain job. Larry was a perfectionist when it came to concrete; he took the time to teach others his trade. He enjoyed working with concrete so much that Bonnie often times received numerous gifts made from concrete, such as patios and sidewalks.
In his younger years Larry enjoyed deer hunting, and sitting out in the peaceful countryside. Together he and Bonnie were part of a card club and played many hands of 500. Larry had the privilege of having his daughter and grandson live with them for a year. He looked forward to Saturday and Sunday mornings when he spent quality time with Jaxson feeding him his bottle, playing, and watching movies.
He is survived by his wife Bonnie of Cresco, IA; daughter Katie (Alex Meiners) Burr of Cresco, IA; grandson Jaxson Meiners; mother Lucille of Cresco, IA; brother Rick (Patti) Burr of Cresco, IA; and sister Donna Burr of Bloomington, MN. He is preceded in death by his father Donald, and 3 brothers Dan, Jerry, and David.
Memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Cresco, IA with Pastor Kayla Lange officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the funeral home.