Larry F. Alder

Last Updated on April 14, 2015 by cassnetwork

Larry F. Alder, 78, of Logansport, passed away unexpectedly at 8 a.m. Saturday,  April 11, 2015, in his home.

Born November 11, 1936, in Logansport, he was  the son of the late R. Wayne and Martha Nell (Wissinger) Alder.

On March 5, 1955, in Logansport Church of Christ, he was married to Janice F. (Layne) Alder.  The couple celebrated 59 years of marriage last year.  She receded him in death on August 13, 2014.

Larry was a graduate of Logansport High School.  He was a professional meat cutter for 53 years and retired from Martin’s Supermarket where he had worked as the manager of the meat department.

Larry attended Pisgah Christian Church.  He enjoyed fishing and was an avid IU and Chicago Bears fan. He enjoyed being a part of the “Coffee Clutch” that met at the American Legion.  More than anything, he loved his family.

Surviving are  four sons, Randy (Paula) Alder of Lafayette, Ricky (Mary Ann) Alder of Lafayette, Robby (Lisa) Alder of Logansport and Russell (Kelly) Alder of Logansport; daughter, Janell Alder of Logansport; two brothers,  Kevin (Andrea) Alder of Church Falls, Virginia and Kent (Barb) Alder, of Indianapolis; two sisters, Pat (Ron) Shoemaker of Logansport and Nancy Wilson of Florida;  fourteen grandchildren; and twenty-three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday April 15 in Fisher Funeral Chapel.

A funeral service celebrating the life of Larry Alder will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 16 in Fisher Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ryan Lewellen officiating.

Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Logansport.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Guardian Angel Hospice.

You may light a candle of hope in Larry’s memory, share condolences in his guestbook and view his  video tribute at

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