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Larry P. Taake
Larry P. Taake, 67, of St. Louis, MO, died November 17, 2021, in St. Louis, MO. He was born June 8, 1954, in Red Bud, IL.
He is survived by his brothers Marvin (Patricia) Taake, Ronald (Althea) Taake, and Wayne (Lisa) Taake; nieces and nephews Chad (Natalie) Taake, Krista (Jacek) Czajkowski, Anna (Kevin) Guebert, Andrew Taake, Adam (Laura) Taake, Adrian Taake, Emily (Devin) Hemmer, Griffin Taake; great nieces; great nephews; aunts; uncle; cousins; and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents Burton and Myrtle M. (nee Meyer) Taake.
He was a member of St. Paul UCC - Oakville, MO, enjoyed German-American Heritage, loved Polka dancing, music, and family geneology. He was a retired mechanic.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
St. Paul UCC - Oakville, MO
2 PM until time of service Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
6 PM Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Michael Roth officiating
Our deepest sympathy for the Taake family. Prayers for strength in facing the loss of Larry.
Joyce and Clyde Heller Nov 25 2021 7:22 AM
Larry and I worked together at the United States Post Office garage for many years, additionally he was a excellent mechanic and a even better friend.
I will miss him and his phone calls.
The Taake family have my deepest sympathy for your loss.
You lost a family member and I have lost a great friend
Jerome Kingcade Nov 21 2021 3:28 PM
Larry was a great guy, easy to get to know and talk to. Larry was one of the nicest people we ever meant. Sorry for your loss and a loss for us all.
Leon and Diana Wirth Nov 21 2021 10:26 AM
I worked with Larry for his entire postal career. This is a terrible loss.
Sean Connelly Nov 20 2021 1:16 PM
I am so sorry for your loss. May the good memories outweigh the sorrow during these next several weeks.
John Hedges Nov 20 2021 10:00 AM
I express my sympathy to Larry's brothers and sisters in law and the rest of the family. Larry was a fine gentleman and enjoyed having a conversation with him. RIP Big Guy!
Roger Osterhage Nov 19 2021 1:06 PM
Larry was a great mechanic and conversationalist. He appreciated a great conversation along with great meal. RIP Big Man.
Mike Hovey Nov 19 2021 12:24 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Larry Taake
Mike Hovey - Postmaster Nov 19 2021 12:21 AM
Larry, you were quite a gentleman and one of the most respectful and caring persons I've come to know. You will be missed. I know you must have a special place reserved in Heaven. It was an Honor to be in your company. Sending Sympathy to your family and friends during this time.
Kathy Muehlheausler Nov 18 2021 7:30 PM
I'm so very sorry for your loss! I always like greeting him when he would come to St. Paul. In fond rememberance!
Richard and Darline Weihl Nov 18 2021 4:51 PM