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Larry 'Louie' Hanshaw Jr.

Dec 17, 2013

Larry “Louie” Hanshaw Jr., 51, of Pleasant Plain, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City after complications from a work injury.

A celebration of life service is 10 a.m. Friday at First Church of God in Brighton, with the Rev. Ryan Meader officiating. Interment with military honors will be at Pleasant Plain Cemetery.

Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Thursday at the church, where the family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m.

A general memorial has been established.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.jonesfh.com.

Jones-Eden Funeral Home in Washington, Iowa, is handling arrangements.

Mr. Hanshaw was born March 28, 1962, in Washington, Iowa, the son of Larry Hanshaw Sr. and Virginia Knight Hanshaw Gleason. He married Gina Johnson Jan. 24, 1991, in Pleasant Plain.

He attended Fairfield High School.

He served in the Iowa National Guard from 1980 until 2007.

He worked for the city of Fairfield, and was previously federally employed by the National Guard as a mechanic.

He was a lifelong resident of Pleasant Plain.

He attended the First Church of God in Brighton.

He was a member of the Fairfield VFW.

He loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and camping.

He adored his grandchildren.

He enjoyed working on cars and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Gina Hanshaw of Pleasant Plain; two daughters, Amanda Anderson and husband Nathan of Keota, and Megan Waterhouse and husband Trent of Wayland; one son, Trevor Hanshaw and significant other Elizabeth Tschantz of Brighton; eight grandchildren; his mother, Virginia Gleason of Pleasant Plain; one brother, Terry Hanshaw and wife Joni of Fairfield; and one sister, Kim Schreffler and husband Gary of Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by his father, Larry Hanshaw Sr. and his grandparents.

 

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