Larry Littell

November 19, 1942 — December 4, 2016

Larry Littell

Bloomington - Larry L. Littell, 74, of Bloomington passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Westminster Village in Bloomington.

His funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Calvary United Methodist Church in Normal with Pastor Randy Reese officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 p.m. on Friday and 10-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, both at the church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Interment will be at East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bloomington. Memorials may be made to LIFE Center for Independent Living 2201 Eastland Drive, Suite 1, Bloomington, IL 61704.

Larry was born on November 19, 1942 in Chicago Heights, Illinois, a son to Forrest and Anna P. Hamilton Littell. He married Nancy Bergmann on August 1, 1964 in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Surviving is his wife, Nancy Littell of Bloomington; children, Louis (Joanne) Littell of Bloomington, Gary (Deanna) Littell of Goodfield, Erik (Ann) Littell of Peoria, AZ and Tim Littell of Bloomington; sister, Bonnie Forsthoff of Country Club Hills; nephew, Shawn Littell and six grandchildren, Courtney, Lyndisty, Dustin, Macy, Logan and Liam Littell.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Alan Littell.

Larry was a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington and later received his masters from Illinois State University in Normal. He taught as a jr. high math teacher in District 87 where he developed the outdoor education program, of which he was involved with after his retirement.

He served on numerous boards and committees including his work in the Boy Scouts, Calvary United Methodist Church Board, Foster Care and served as treasurer of the Bloomington Education Association. Larry was a life time member of the National Education Association and the Illinois Education Association and was a former board of trustees member for Heartland Community College.

Larry enjoyed traveling with his family across the United States and foreign countries. He was a generous volunteer with his time and talents and a strong advocate for those with special needs. He was a life long learner who inspired many.

Visitation

DEC 9. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Calvary United Methodist Church
1700 N. Towanda Ave.
Normal, IL 61761

Visitation

DEC 10. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Calvary United Methodist Church
1700 N. Towanda Ave.
Normal, IL 61761

Funeral Service

DEC 10. 11:00 AM (CST)

Calvary United Methodist Church
1700 N. Towanda Ave.
Normal, IL 61761

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