Williamsburg-Larry Dean Huedepohl was born August 28, 1941, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The son of Arnold and Vera (Wardenburg) Huedepohl. He graduated from Concordia High School in Seward, Nebraska and received his BA in teaching at Concordia Teachers College. He taught school at Plainview, Minnesota for 6 years before moving to the Homestead area to farm. Larry was united in marriage to Helen Marie Prange on June 28, 1964, in North Hollywood, California. Larry was a member and very active at St. John Lutheran Church near Homestead,. He enjoyed volunteering for HACAP in Hiawatha and liked helping others whenever needed. He also enjoyed music, playing cards, playing games with his grandchildren and spending time with family and friends. Larry passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City at the age of 80. Larry often said, especially during his recent illness and hospitalization was that he "was in the Lord's hands." Now he is in the presence of his Lord.
He is survived by his wife Helen; four children, Jerilyn (Justin) Lundberg of Williamsburg, Kathy Huedepohl of Iowa City, Marie Huedepohl of Portland, Oregon and Brendan (Kelly) Huedepohl of Portland, Oregon; 5 grandchildren, Rachel Lundberg, Jessica Lundberg, John Lundberg, Anna Lundberg and William "Liam" Huedepohl; a brother, Robert (Edie) Huedepohl of Williamsburg and a brother-in-law, Wayne Schultz of Parker, Colorado. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Suzanne Schultz.
A Celebration of Life Service will be 1:30 pm on Monday, September 13, 2021, at St. John Lutheran Church near Homestead. Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at the Harvest Baptist Church in Williamsburg. Memorials are for St. John Lutheran Church General Fund, Lutheran Interparish School in Williamsburg or HACAP in Hiawatha. Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg is caring for Larry and his family. Messages and tributes may be directed to www.powellfuneralhomes.com.
In accordance with his wishes and out of concern for protecting those who are medically vulnerable, Larry's family respectfully asks that friends and family attending the visitation or funeral wear face masks and practice social distancing while gathered in remembrance.