Larry M. Keiffer

Larry Mason Keiffer, 78, of LaFontaine, IN, and having ties to Huntington County, IN, died Jan. 19, 2020 in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Keiffer graduated from Jefferson Township High School in 1959, and immediately began his farming career. He served as a member of the Indiana National Guard from 1963 to 1969. He received various recognitions and served on many organization boards, including Community State Bank board of directors, American Lung Association board, Huntington County 4-H Fair Board for two terms, 1988 Chief of the Flint Springs Tribe, Honorary Chapter FFA Degree recipient in 1991, Indiana Farm Management Association Officer from 1993 to1997, Leadership Award recipient in 1997 and Huntington County Friend of Extension Award recipient in 2012. He attended Mt. Etna United Methodist Church.

He was born March 11, 1941, in Huntington to Clyde and Eileen Keiffer. He married Joyce Wall on June 12, 1966, and she preceded him in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer (Kevin) Jackson and Stephanie (Michael) Long; a son, Terry (Natalie) Keiffer; a brother, Richard Keiffer; and five grandchildren.
    
Calling is Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at 10 a.m. at the mortuary, with Gerald Moreland and Rev. Mike Gallant officiating. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service. Burial will be in Mt. Etna Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorials are to Hancock County 4-H Agriculture Association, Huntington County 4-H or Mt. Etna United Methodist Church, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

The online guest book may be signed at www.baileylove.com.