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Larry Hoener

October 10, 1949 — August 6, 2020

Larry L. Hoener, 70, of rural Mendon passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 in his home.

Larry was born on October 10, 1949 in Quincy. He was the son of Gilbert “Gib” and Dorothy (Poulter} Hoener.  He married Penny Schaefer on May 19, 1984 in Quincy. Penny survives of rural Mendon.

Larry served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1967 until his discharge in 1971. He worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation until his retirement in March of 2015. He was of the Lutheran Faith. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving are; two children, Zachary (Melinda) Hoener of Mendon, Samantha (Randy) Caldwell of Mendon; four grandchildren, Levi and Maelyn Hoener, Cody and Tyler Caldwell and one due in March. Also surviving are; one siter, Linda (Jim) Garrison of Quincy, one brother, Leslie (Kathy) Hoener of Mendon, his mother-in-law, Phyllis Schaefer; three brothers-in-law, Royal “Jay” Schaefer, Russell Schaefer, Fred Sanelli, a half brother, Wayne Hoener, numerous nieces and nephews and his beloved bulldog Gus.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law, Keith Schaefer, and two nieces, Chasity and Ashley Hoener and a half sister and Brother-in-law, Judy and Joe Cunningham.

The family would like to give a special thank you to his friends Alan and Beth Cornwell for always being there for him. They’d also like to thank the Blessing Hospice Staff, Molly, Beth, Maggie, Sarah and Chaplain Jerry. A special thankyou to Dr. Ali and Amanda and all the QMG staff of the cancer institute for the care of Larry the past five years.

Per Larry’s wishes, he was cremated and private family services will be held. You are welcome to make a memorial contribution in his name to Quincy Medical Group’s Embrace Oncology Patient Relief Fund. The Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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