Larry J. Schilling died on August 7, 2013 at Littleton Adventist Hospital. He was born on December 30, 1930 in Ford County, Kansas, son of Everett and Mildred (Searle) Schilling.
He married Anna M. Smyres on October 5, 1958 and they shared 54 wonderful years together. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He worked for Dodge City’s electric company for 32 years and retired in February 1995. He enjoyed hunting, golfing and spending time with his grandkids.
He was a member of Wilroads Gardens Christian Church in Dodge City and South Suburban Christian Church in Littleton, Colorado.
Survivors include his wife Annie, son Neil and daughter-in-law Dawn and two grandchildren, Tyler Dawn and Ethan Slade. Other survivors include: one brother Phil and wife Joyce Schilling of Dodge City; four sisters, Wanda Ingram of Cimarron, Marilyn Ellis of Kingsdown, Kay Rose of Dodge City, and Peggy and husband Jerome Holden of Tulsa, Oklahoma; three sisters-in-law, Janet and husband Stan Peters of Edmond, Oklahoma, Susan and husband Charles Lowe of Aurora, Colorado, and Shirley Martinec and husband Frank; one brother-in-law Charlie Golliher of Las Vegas, Nevada and many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by two brothers, Lloyd and Troy Schilling.
Funeral services will be held at Wilroads Gardens Christian Church on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. with Jeff Hiers presiding. Burial will follow the at Maple Grove Cemetery with Military Rites by Howard Gotschall Post #1714, V.F.W. and KSARNG Military Honors. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Swaim Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wilroads Gardens Christian Church in care of Swaim Funeral Home or South Suburban Church, 7275 South Broadway, Littleton, CO 80122. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guestbook at www.swaimfuneralhome.com