Larry D. Connell
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Friday, April 27, 2018
Location: 5:08 p.m., at his home with his family by his side.
 
 
Age: 74
Date of Birth: Sunday, June 20, 1943
Birth place: Rensselaer, Indiana
 
 
Father: Kenneth Hudson Connell  
Mother: Mary Ann ( Allen ) Connell  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Larry had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area most all his life.
Funeral Date: Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Funeral Location: 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2018, Celebration of Life Service will be at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana
Clergy: Brother Doug McCombs
Burial will take place: I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: Visitation will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Larry had been in failing health since January 10, 2018, fighting pancreatic cancer, which is listed under Lynch Syndrome. He was a 1961 Monon Railroader graduate of Monon High School of Monon, Indiana, and went on to attend Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Larry had worked on his family’s farm in rural Monon, Indiana. He had also worked at the former RCA Factory of Monticello, Indiana, for over twenty years and was the last person on the assembly line before closing. Larry also worked at the former Monon Trailer of Monon, Indiana, for several years before it closed, and then went onto work and retire from Wabash National of Lafayette, Indiana, in 2006. He had coached numerous youth football, baseball, and Babe Ruth baseball teams in Monticello, Indiana, and served on the Monticello Little League Board of Monticello, Indiana, for numerous years. Larry enjoyed reading, fishing, mushroom hunting, western movies, and all sports. Most importantly, Larry, was a huge family man loving all his family, especially his grandchildren and great granddaughter.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Lynch Syndrome. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home
Marriage Information: On June 18, 1966, in Monon, Indiana, he married Bonnie L. Tomlinson; she survives.
Survivors include:
Wife,
Bonnie L. Connell of Monticello, Indiana;

Children,
Eric W. Connell of Monticello, Indiana, and
Trina (husband Bobby) Priest of Monticello, Indiana,

Daughter-in-law,
Tammy (husband Joe) Weiss of Monticello, Indiana;

Six (6) Grandchildren,
Taylor Ann Connell,
Katherine Ann "Katie" Priest,
Kenneth Wayne "Kenny" Priest,
Jacob Owen "Jake" Priest,
Lilly Rose Priest, and
Kita McDaniel;

One (1) Great Granddaughter,
Sophia McDaniel;

Brothers,
Rick (wife Marsha) Connell of Monticello, Indiana,
Steve (fiancé Donna Bufkin) Connell of Reynolds, Indiana,
Brett (wife Vicki) Connell of Monon, Indiana, and
Mike (wife Heather) Connell of West Lafayette, Indiana.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Kenneth Hudson and Mary Ann (Allen) Connell;

Son,
Kenny Ray Connell;

Granddaughter,
Kennedy Ann Connell;

Grandson,
Lawrence Raymond Connell.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.