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216 3rd Ave. SE.
Independence, IA 50644
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Larry  David

January 25, 1953 – November 12, 2018

Larry  Spece
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Obituary for Larry David Spece

Larry D. Spece, 65, of Independence, Iowa died Monday November 12, 2018, at his home in Independence, IA.

Larry was born on January 25, 1953 in Independence, IA., the son of Vernon K. and Florence D. (Masters) Spece. He attended the Independence High School and was married to Kriss Younker on December 14, 1973. The couple later divorced in 1983. On June 4, 1988 Larry was united into marriage to Penny Lynn Mazur in Independence. He was employed with the Frost Oil Company in Jesup, IA, Jensen Transport, Independence, IA, then in 1999 he became a mechanic with Pinicion Ford (Rydell Ford) of Independence, Ia.

He was a member of the Buchanan County Wildlife Association, was instrumental in the ATV trails through Independence and in getting Archery adopted as a sport in the Independence Schools He loved to hunt, archery, ATV’s and classis car shows.

Larry is survived by two children: Brad Spece and Laurie (Travis Butters) Spece both of Independence, IA., a step daughter Candi Curtis, Illinois, two grandchildren two step-grandchildren, and a sister; Diana (Roger) Bagg, Rowley, IA. Also surviving is his first wife Kriss (Steve) McGraw, Independence, IA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Penny Spece, a brother Craig Spece, and a step grandson. .

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday in the Reiff Family Center, Independence where friends may call from 4 to 8 PM Wednesday.

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When Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Reiff Family Center - Independence
216 3rd Ave SE
Independence, IA 50644

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Thursday, November 15th, 2018 11:00am
Reiff Family Center - Independence
216 3rd Ave SE
Independence, IA 50644

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Wilson Cemetery
Independence, IA 50644

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Reiff Family Center - Independence
216 3rd Ave SE
Independence, IA 50644