Larry E. Stanley,
age 79 of Valparaiso, IN, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2020 in
He was born on
April 9, 1941 in Rochester, IN, to Carl and Pauline Stanley, both of whom
preceded him in death.
On June 29, 1963,
he married the love of his life, Martha (Benson) Stanley, who survives in
He is also survived
by his loving sons: Jeffrey (Kim) Stanley of Sioux City, IA, Steven (Julie)
Stanley of Midland, MI, and Terry (Sharon) Stanley of Swedesboro, NJ; his
nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and by his siblings: Judy
Marks of Elkhart, IN, Rita (Bryan) Black, originally of Mesa, AZ, and David
(Donna) Stanley of Koontz Lake, IN.
He was also
preceded in death by his sister, Linda Schenk.
from Indiana University in 1963. He worked at ANCO for 33 years as a
Purchasing Agent. Some of Larry’s favorite activities included: playing
Horseshoes for Porter Central League and Chesterton League, bowling at
Westchester Lanes, playing for the Softball Leagues in Chesterton, and
playing morning basketball at the YMCA. His family was his greatest joy! He
will forever be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and
A Memorial Service
will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020, at 5 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home,
525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN with Pastor Kevin Hancock officiating. The
family will receive friends for a Memorial Visitation on Monday, July 20,
2020 from 3 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be
made in Larry’s name to: Charlotte Sills, Indiana Patriot Guard Riders, 7103
Tanager, Hobart, IN 46342.
The family would
also like to thank Dunes Hospice for providing exceptional care for Larry
during the last two years.
Memories may be