Lawrence “Larry” Fathbruckner

May 02, 1937 ‒ December 03, 2018

Delaware, Ohio

Lawrence Herman “Larry” Fathbruckner, 81, of Delaware passed away early Monday morning December 3, 2018 at his residence.

He was born May 2, 1937 in Delaware to the late Harley George Fathbruckner and Tillie Viola (Millhouse) Fathbruckner and later graduated from Olentangy High School in 1955.

He proudly served his country as a member of the Army National Guard. On May 2, 1962, he married the love of his life Margaret Mae “Peggy” Strous. Together they shared almost 56 years of marriage together.

Larry worked for US Airco for many years and then worked 22 years at the Flxible Company. He was a devoted and faithful member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Delaware. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was a member of the Delaware Moose, VFW #3297, and Eagles #376, where he enjoyed playing cards. He was an avid hunter and trapper.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughters, Tonya (Martin) Loos and Tina (Rick) Finks, all of Delaware; grandchildren, Daniel and John Loos, Heather Maxey and Courtney Finks; sisters, Mary (Raymond) O’Connell of Ostrander and Janice (Rick) Trippier of Delaware; brother, James (Mary) Fathbruckner of Delaware; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his loving wife Peggy, his brothers Andrew and Harley Fathbruckner and his sisters Genevieve Coy and Anna Harman.

Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 82 E. William Street, Delaware. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Fathbruckner family.

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  • May the Lord surround you with his loving arms and may you be comforted by the love of friends and family during this difficult time.

    • Hi Alice, it means so much to find your message here. Your kind words are a comfort! Thank you! Please tell your girls hello for me.

  • May the Lord surround you with his loving arms and may you be comforted by friends and family during this difficult time.

  • Tonya and Tina,
    I have so many memories of your dad. John and I send all our prayers and condolences to you and your families. Such a beautiful video tribute and he is right by your mom’s side now. Love and hugs to you both.

  • Sorry to learn of Larry’s going home. I know that he is surely enjoying a walk in the woods with his favorite Coon dog. You will be missed. Prayers for all of the Fathbruckner family’s.

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