Larry J. O'Connell

May 21, 2020


Private graveside services will be held at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Waterloo.



Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo


Memorials may be sent to the family. Cards sent to the funeral home will be forwarded to the family.


Larry Joe O'Connell, 64, of Waterloo, died on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at his home of natural causes.


He was born on October 5, 1955, in Waterloo, son of Kenneth and Bertha Uhlenberg O'Connell and graduated from East High School.


Larry had worked at U Need A Car Wash for many years; then at Zeidler’s Concrete for over 23 years; and most recently for Metal Control Systems as a loading dock superintendent.


Larry was a hard worker and liked to be busy. He enjoyed spending time with family and loved to go fishing.


He is survived by his sister, Tammy (Stan) Halvorson of Evansdale; brother, Randy O'Connell of Gladbrook; sister, Shirley (John) Lambertson of Iowa Falls; brother, Harvey (Debbie) O'Connell of Waterloo; friends Darrin and Tony Hernandez; many nieces and nephews; and a wide circle of friends.


Larry is preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers, Tom and Al O'Connell and Jim Dirkes and sister-in-law, Sandy Dirkes.


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  1. Mary Neisen | May 26, 2020
    We are so sorry for your loss and of course if you need anything please let us know, we are all here for you! Love, Larry and Mary Neisen, Bill and Tracy Coon and Angie Burnell and our families!
  2. Marlys Nissen (Mo) | May 23, 2020
    So sorry for your loss!! Thoughts & Prayers for the whole family!!

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