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Larry Weisner

Obituary of Larry Weisner

October 23, 1921 – February 10, 2021 Laurence Joseph Weisner, 99, a resident of La Crescenta, California returned to his heavenly home peacefully on February 10, 2021. He was born to Arthur and Elizabeth Weisner in Sauk Centre, Minnesota on October 23, 1921. He had one younger sister, Lorainne (Gerken). The family moved to Brainerd, Minnesota in 1935 and then to St. Cloud, Minnesota in 1940. Growing up in Minnesota certainly made them strong for they all lived into their 90s. He was drafted in the U.S. army in 1942 for WWII. Larry was deployed in Europe and was a POW in Germany until the war ended in May 1945. His family moved to California while he was in the service. Larry was a resident of La Crescenta for 71 years. He married the love of his life, Jeanette Holm Weisner, in October 1948 and they were married for 53 years. They both dedicated their lives to raising their five children in a simple, loving, and humble environment. He was employed by the city of Glendale for 35 years. He served as the assistant City Controller for 21 years and was the Glendale City Controller for 6 years. He also established the Glendale City Employees Credit Union in 1952 and was the treasurer for 44 years. Glendale City Employees Credit Union continues to serve the residents of Glendale and their families. Larry was known for his great love for his family. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles that kept his mind active. He enjoyed travelling around the world, many cruises and square dancing with Jean. Playing golf with his friends was his favorite past time and enjoyed attending many LA Dodgers and LA Rams games. He was also a member of the YMCA for over 50 years. He was still using the treadmill when he was in his 80’s. He volunteered at the American Red Cross and the Montrose Library. Larry was one of the founders of The St. James The Less Catholic Church, La Crescenta in 1955. He is survived by his four daughters and one son, Karen Oliver, Diane Mouw, Joan Weisner, Janet Weisner and Mark Weisner; daughter-in-law Freia Weisner; grandchildren and spouse Jeff and Jennifer White, Richard and Kristine Rodriguez, Gregory Mouw, Erik Weisner and Paul Weisner; three great grandchildren Kathleen Rodriguez, Jon White and Nathan Rodriguez. Funeral services will be held at St James The Less Catholic Church in La Crescenta California, followed by interment at San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills, California. Care is entrusted to Crippen Mortuary, La Crescenta, California. In Larry Weisner’s honor, donations can be made to The St. James The Less Catholic Church in La Crescenta, California.
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Thursday
4
March

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Saint James the Less Catholic Church
4651 Dunsmore Avenue
La Crescenta, California, United States
818-248-3442
Thursday
4
March

Graveside Interment

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, March 4, 2021
San Fernando Mission Cemetery
11160 Stranwood Avenue
Mission Hills, California, United States