Larry Killian

Larry Killian, 73, of Staples, passed away peacefully at his home November 2, 2016, after a two week battle with an infection which he had been hospitalized at the St. Cloud Hospital for. 

Services were held Nov. 5 at the Church of Christ in Staples, with Pastor Barry Klein officiating. 

Interment was at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.

Arrangements were with the Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples.

Larry was born September 24, 1943 in St. Paul to Floyd and Martha (Walters) Killian. As a young child, his family moved to Philbrook where his father started Killian Sanitation. He worked with his father in the family business, later taking it over. Larry married Betty Kmetz in 1966. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors, cooking, grilling and traveling. Larry spent the past six years wintering in Arizona. He especially enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Larry is survived by three daughters, Debbie (Harold Shequen) Killian and Darlene Hoemberg both of Staples and Carrie Killian of Bullhead City, AZ; one brother, Harlan (Myrna) Killian of Staples; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife and one brother, Jerry Killian. w45c    A00006B2016NV10

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