Barr-Holtkamp Funeral Home obituary – Larry D. Messerschmitt, 69, West Point

Larry Dean Messerschmitt, 69 years, of West Point, Iowa died at 1:10 am Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Great River Hospice House, West Burlington, Iowa.  He was born February 1, 1951, a son of Robert and Mildred (Showman) Messerschmitt.  He married Loretta Gaylord.  She survives.

Larry is survived by his wife, Loretta Messerschmitt of Fort Madison, Iowa, his mother, Mildred Hartson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; one son Larry Messerschmitt of Cedar Rapids; one daughter Michelle (Robert) Clark of Cedar Rapids; two brothers, Merlin and Marty (Angela) Messerschmitt; two sisters, Sandra (Jim) Counts and Cheryl Messerschmitt; two step-brothers, Scott (Heidi) Humphries and Frank (Janelle) Witham, one step-sister Debbie (Kenny) Rutledge, seven grandchildren: Brittney, Anthony, Nicolas, James, Thomas, Alexa, and Kyanna.  He was preceded in death by his father, one brother Donald Messerschmitt.

No formal services are planned at this time.  Barr-Holtkamp Funeral Home is honored to serve the Messerschmitt family and an online guest book may be found at

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