Lawrence (Larry) Rettler’s Celebration of Life
Larry Rettler age 75 passed 7-28-2020.
He grew up in Chanhassen MN where he was one of 10 children, of his loving parents Ray & Angeline. He will be loved and missed forever by his devoted wife of almost 30 years. He also will be missed by a large family of siblings, children, grandchildren, great-grandchild, and friends. Larry was an incredible gift for to those who were fortunate to know him. We will all grieve his loss and remember the good things he brought to our lives. One of the great memories was the trip to Hawaii where he married his beloved wife. As husband and wife, they shared a great love of flying, motorcycle trips, animals and serving others that will be remembered for years. He felt free when he would soar through the air, in their “Citabria” plane, and the knowledge they developed taking care of animals and others will be cherished by his loving wife forever. He spent 28 years as an electrician of Local 292 and was the youngest General Foreman of Local 292 of his day. He was known as the company’s ace, a great motivator who could keep up moral for all trades no matter the job. Larry was loved by all who worked for and with him. He has mentored and helped so many throughout his life personally and professionally. His life was full of adventure and he feared little, Larry was dependable, wise, a man of logic, resolution, and integrity. Funeral is Tuesday August 4th . Visitation 10am-11am, service starts at 11am at Rettingers Funeral Chapel in Long Lake. Masks are required for all attending and social distancing will be practiced. Burial to follow at Lewis Cemetery in Maple Plain. Celebration of Life at Lions Park in Rockford MN. Donations can be made in his name to Wounded Warriors or Shiners Children’s Hospital.
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