Larry's family prefers memorial donations be made to VFW Post 3388 or Relay for Life or your favorite charity in lieu of flowers.
Larry James Sundall, the son of Lloyd F. and Doris L. (Selmyher) Sundall, was born October 8, 1945, in Spencer, Iowa. He died Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville, Iowa, at the age of 72.
He graduated from Terril High School in 1963. He attended Augustana College for one year before entering the United States Navy. He served in Vietnam during his time in the Navy. Following his honorable discharge, Larry returned to the area to continue his education at Iowa Lakes Community College and Buena Vista University.
On September 9, 1967, Larry was united in marriage to Patricia Rae Feger in Estherville. Larry was employed at John Morrell and Company for 19 years. In 1990, he went to work for Emmet County and served as Director of Veterans’ Affairs for 20 years before retiring in 2010. Larry was very active in the Estherville/Emmet County community in various activities. He also served on the Estherville Ministerial Association. In his leisure time he enjoyed fishing, collecting fishing lures, collecting guns, hunting and gambling.
Larry was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven, Iowa. He was a very active member of VFW Post 3388 and American Legion Post 91. He was also a member of DAV (Disabled Veterans of America), Vietnam Veterans of America and Rotary International in the local chapter in Estherville. Sports was Larry’s passion. He played All Navy Softball and volleyball. His passion for volleyball led Larry to coach volleyball at Iowa Lakes Community College from 1981 through 1986 and he also coached girls’ softball from 1982 through 1984. Larry officiated baseball, softball, and football throughout much of his adult life from 1965 through 1990. “Larry's kids", former girls that he coached in volleyball and softball, hold a reunion each year in August.
Left to cherish Larry's memory are his wife, Pat of Estherville; brother, Robert (Bonnie) Sundall of Ruthven; niece, Tina (Jonathon) Dauzat and their daughter, Elizabeth of Texas; brother-in-law, Ron (Milly) Feger of Estherville; niece, Lori (Bruce) Chrestiansen of Estherville and their children, Emily, Sarah (Matt) Hertz and their daughter, Reagan; niece, Brenda (Paul) Galm of Spencer and their children, Cassie, Abby and Nathan; niece, Ronda Newgard of Estherville and her children, Cody (Courtney) and Lauren; nephew, Terry Feger of Estherville; niece, Jill (Kevin) Sundall of Spirit Lake, Iowa and their children, Ryan (Cayla) and their daughter, Sydney and Brandon and fiancé, Britany and their daughter, Haylee and “Larry's kids" from ILCC.
He has been preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Steve Sundall.