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Larry L. Herin

June 1, 1944 ~ July 24, 2019 (age 75)

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Obituary

Mr. Larry Herin, age 75 years, of Hesperia, went to be with Jesus after a courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Mercy Health-Mercy Health Campus. He was born on June 1, 1944, to Lloyd & Wilma (Mendham) Herin. He married Sharron Christoffersen on September 9, 1966, and she preceded him in death on August 17, 1990. He later married Suzanne Vos on July 14, 1995. Larry owned and operated Herin Builders, Herin's Home Care Center, Herin's Lumber Company and Herin's Auction Service. He had been a volunteer firefighter in Hesperia for over 20 years, as well as a licensed EMT for Gerber Hospital. He was also an inventor and a licensed patent holder. After retirement, he went to work at NCRESA as a teaching assistant for building trades. After his second retirement, he went to work for the Oceana County Sheriff's Department as a reserve officer. Larry had volunteered on the board of Habitat for Humanity. He also had a passion for raising and showing horses. Larry touched the lives of everyone he came in contact with. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Suzanne; Children: Lori (Shawn) Flock, Jill (Brett) Osterhart, Stacey (Chad) Williams, Monica (Chris) Flock, Troy Vos; Grandchildren: Cali & Orrin Flock, Preston & Lyla Osterhart, Aliya & Cohen Williams, Harlow Flock; Sisters: Jan (Ray) Fairchild, Sandy Fritz, Sherry (Jerry) Heckman; and many sisters & brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews & cousins. Larry was also preceded in death by his parents & brother-in-law, Dale Fritz. The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 29, 2019, at Fremont United Methodist Church with Pastor Paul Hane officiating. Visitation will be at the Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home from 2-5 P.M. on Sunday. Interment will be in West Hesperia Cemetery. Suggested Memorials: Kids' Food Basket, 4-H of Oceana County, or 4-H of Newaygo County. You can sign the online guest book at www.kroeze-wolffis.com.  Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
July 28, 2019

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc.
637 E. Main Street
Fremont, MI 49412

Funeral Service
Monday
July 29, 2019

11:00 AM
Fremont United Methodist Church
351 Butterfield
Fremont, MI 49412

Donations

Kids' Food Basket
2055 Oak Industrial Dr NE, Grand Rapids MI 49505
Tel: 1-616-235-4532
Web: https://www.kidsfoodbasket.org/locations/grand-rapids/

Newaygo County 4-H Program
5479 W. 72nd St., Suite 206, Fremont MI 49412
Tel: 1-231-924-0500
Email: carro188@msu.edu
Web: https://www.canr.msu.edu/newaygo/4-h/index

Oceana County 4-H Program
844 S. Griswold St., Hart MI 49420
Tel: 1-231-873-2129
Email: schaner4@msu.edu
Web: https://www.canr.msu.edu/oceana/oceana_county_4_h/index

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