- May 13, 1937 - February 25, 2011
- McPherson, Kansas
of Larry 's Passing
- Memorial donations may be given to Isis Shrine Temple or the McPherson Shrine Club (proceeds will be used for Shriner's Children's Hospital patient travel expenses)
Memorial donations may be given to Isis Shrine Temple or the McPherson Shrine Club (proceeds will be used for Shriner's Children's Hospital patient travel expenses)
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“I was candel ligher at their wedding. I remember Barb talking about him at heir home the night before the wedding. Larry was always so kind to my...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Merle and LInda Kaufman - KS
“We would both like to say how deeply sorry we are for your loss. We found out yesterday from family in McPherson of this tragic news.
Ken...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Ken & Tina Michel - Smith Center, KS
“I feel priviledged to have known Larry. A very caring and giving man. The one thing I remember most is Larry never met a stranger only friends he...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Linda Becker - Friend
“I worked for Larry at Sirloin Stockade in the early and mid 90's. Larry was always willing to help out when we were busy, and very kind and...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Robin Goodson Werth - McPherson, KS
“My most sincere and humble condolences to the family of Illustrious Sir Larry Primmer, Potentate of ISIS Shriners. Although gone you can take solace...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Tracy Bloom - Topeka, KS - Friend
“I first met Larry in the fall of 1989 when I joined Sirloin Stockade as a Franchise Representative. As part of my training I spent several weeks in...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Jim & Ren'ee Gage - Canton, IL
“I met Larry, back in the 80's when I was in my early 20's I was very impressed with his professional manor. I was installing a kitchen hood fire...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: RANDY WEIS - SALINA, KS
“May the strength of your friends and family carry you through this difficult time. Your father, grandfather, brother, husband and friend was a man...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle Sell - Friend
“Larry and Barbara are shining examples of a loving family that was a beacon to their community. Larry had a sense of humor and kindness that will...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Terry and Cheryl Harstad
“Larry and Barbara spent a great deal of time traveling in all types of weather to attend meetings and functions here in Scott City. He shared his...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Neal Gamble - Scott City, KS
“I have know Larry since he joined Isis' Divan Line. He was a good friend and I am better for knowing him. Our condolences to Barb and his family.
11 of 19 | Posted by: Les Thomas, Potentate, Mirza Shrineres - KS
“My condolences to Cliff and Gale and their families. I remember Larry's expertise for fixing just about anything that was needed in those early days...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Tim Jacobs - Wichita, KS
“Its been years and years since I seen the Uncle Larry. (last time was at my mommas funeral) but many more years ago we would spend Thanksgivings at...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Theresa Gates - Niece
“Larry was a very special friend to both Delores and me. He was always concerned about people. He called many times to see how I was feeling after...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Ray Zurfluh - Friend
“I worked for LeWayne, Larry and Gayle in the 70's and 80's and they were always very kind to me. When I think of Larry I think first of his laugh...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Wojtak - Denver, CO
“Thinking of you all Barb and family.
16 of 19 | Posted by: Sheryl Pelnar (James) - Niece
“Larry was a great man with a heart as big as any man I ever met. There have been few other men who had the passion for taking care of children and...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Cole Presley - HIll City, KS
“Larry was a good man and listened to everything you told him. He cared about the things we talked about. Thanks for every thing you will be missed...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Nick Wing - mcpherson, KS
“I would like to express condolences to Barbara and the whole Premer family. Larry was who I always sat down next to at the Sirloin Stockade/Montana...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: John Frenz
Larry L. Premer, 73, of McPherson, passed away Friday, February 25, 2011, at Memorial Hospital in McPherson. He was a partner in L. L. & G. Incorporated, operating nineteen restaurants throughout the region. He also formerly owned and operated Larry’s TV in McPherson.
He was born May 13, 1937 in Binkelman, Nebraska, the son of Lester L. and Grace E. (Swanson) Premer. He was a graduate of Glasco High School in 1955 and Wichita Technical institute in 1956.
On December 18, 1960, he married Barbara J. James at Ensign, Kansas. The marriage was blessed with the birth of three children, Cliff, Chris, and Carolyn.
Larry was currently serving as Potentate of Isis Shrine Temple and was a member of McPherson Shrine Club, Scott County Shrine Club, Masonic Lodge #172, Kansas York Rite #48, Garfield Commandery #18 Knights Templar, First United Methodist Church and the International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians. He was also a former Scoutmaster of BSA Troop #133, McPherson, past President of the McPherson JayCees, and past President of the Kansas Electronics Association.
Survivors include: his wife, Barbara of the home; a son, Cliff Premer (Kay) of Goddard, KS; two daughters, Chris Chaney (Andrew) of Wichita, KS and Carolyn Janzen (Mike) of Wichita, KS; a brother, Gale Premer (Georgia) of Hutchinson; and seven grandchildren, Amanda, Byron, Caleb, Anastasia, Caden, Wyatt, and Levi. Larry was preceded in death by a brother, LeWayne Premer and a nephew, Ryan Premer.
The funeral service will be at 10:30 AM, Friday, March 4, 2011, at First United Methodist Church. Rev. Michael Marion and Rev. Jeff Gannon will officiate the service. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery. After the committal service at McPherson Cemetery, friends are invited to join the family for a reception at McPherson Holiday Manor Hotel Convention Center. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday at First United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
Memorial donations will be used for Shriner’s Children’s Hospital patient travel expenses and can be made payable to Isis Shrine Temple or the McPherson Shrine Club in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home.