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Larry E. Kitchin, 74, passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Larry was born in Shelbyville on February, 21, 1943, the son of Edgar and Virginia (Burke) Kitchin. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy. Larry married Sue Klene on April 13, 1996 and she survives.
Other survivors include his five daughters Shari (William) Rabideau of Greensburg, Paige Kennedy of Columbus, Kendra Trenkamp of Greensburg, Brandi (Jack) Ray of Columbus and Bethany (Jay) Hubbard of Seymour; step children Todd (Brandi) Ruble and Dana (Greg) Phillips all of Greensburg; sisters Phyllis (Maurice) Neville, Beverly Hill and Diana Shawler; his first wife Mary (Jones) Kitchin; 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Donald and Richard Kitchin.
Larry worked at PrintPak in Greensburg and Bloomington, Lowes Pellet and Grain and drove a school bus for North Decatur and Greensburg Schools for many years. He was also the owner of Kitchin Standard Gas Station on the north end of Greensburg in the 1970s. He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbus and an avid gardener and loved woodworking.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, December 21 from 4PM-8PM at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home in Greensburg. A Funeral Service will begin at 11AM on Friday, December 22 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbus with Rev. Doug Bauman officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul Lutheran Church 6045 E. State Street Columbus, IN 47201 or to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.
Published on December 18, 2017
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