Lawrence "Larry" Koczur

  • Born: July 7, 1946
  • Died: November 19, 2017
  • Location: Lowell, Indiana

Sheets Funeral Home

604 E Commercial Avenue
Lowell, IN 46356

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Lawrence "Larry" Koczur
71, of Lowell, IN, passed away Sunday, November, 19, 2017. He is survived by his daughter, Krista (Scott) Staley; grandsons, Alex and Noah; his wife, Peggy Mallett Koczur and her children, Eric (Julie) Widstrand, Mark (Carie) Widstrand, Julie (Mike) Knazur and grandchildren, Siena, Amanda, Ashley, Andrew, Dominick, Sophie, Alayna, Liam. He also leaves behind his sister Monica (Bill) Ference; step brother, Greg (Diane) Hovan; step sister, Cynthia Hilista and many cherished nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, Ann Koczur Hovan and Walter Koczur and wife, Connie Koczur.
Larry is a retired machinist from ArcelorMittal Steel and a Vietnam Army veteran. He was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church, the Clock Club and Fitness Point. Larry was a true craftsman enjoying woodworking and making knives. He could also fix anything including old cars. Larry also spent time clay pigeon shooting and fishing. Visitation, Friday November 24, 2017 from 3-7PM at Sheets Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 604 E. Commercial Ave, Lowell, IN. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 11AM, at St. Edward Church, 216 S. Nichols St, Lowell, IN. Cremation will follow services with burial at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Jude Hospital or American Cancer Society. www.sheetsfuneral.com


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Condolence & Memory Journal

Monica and Peggy,
We want to express our heartfelt condolences to you and your whole family. We have had the pleasure of knowing Larry for many years and at this holiday time of expressing thanks, We can certainly say knowing Larry has been one of the the things in our lives that We are very thankful for. May your memories always be a blessing and bring you comfort.
Ken, Lorie, Jessica and Emerson Downing

Posted by Ken Downing - Cumming, GA - Family Friend   November 24, 2017

We were so sorry to read of your dad's passing. Someday they'll find a cure for this terrible disease.

Posted by terry and joanne eldred - valparaiso, IN   November 24, 2017

Peggy, we are so sorry and praying for you and your family at this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy.

Posted by Craig and Lori Schweingueber - Lowell, IN - Neighbor   November 22, 2017

Mr. Koczur will always be considered a HERO for serving our country during a time when fighting for freedom was essential. Thank you Sir for your bravery, courage and sacrifice. May God hold you in his loving arms. Rest in Peace.

Posted by Laura Christy    November 22, 2017

Larry was a welcome neighbor and good friend although I didn't get to know him well. Next door neighbor.

Posted by Jim Kleckner - Lowell, IN   November 22, 2017

Krista and family,
Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad. Ron worked with him at Arcelor. They had some crazy stories to tell.

Posted by Ron and Sue Myers - Chesterton, IN   November 22, 2017

Peggy, our deepest sympathies. We only knew Larry for a brief time but we enjoyed speaking with him.

Posted by Cathy Clemens - Lowell - Acquaintance   November 21, 2017


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