Larry R. Breinig, age 78, of Arapahoe passed away on Tuesday June 28, 2022 at home where he most wanted to be. He was born June 2, 1944 in Oxford Nebraska to Raymond “Bud” and Maxine Breinig.
Larry grew up North East of Arapahoe. He graduated from Arapahoe Public School in 1962. After High School Larry worked for local farmers until he started working at the Arapahoe Co-op. He was a member of the Arapahoe Fire Department. He retired from AgValley Co-op in October 2009.
Larry married Sherry Franssen April 11, 2009. They brought to this union two children each from a previous marriage. They enjoyed farming and raising cows and spending time with family and teaching their grandchildren about that style of life. They lived North East of town until the road 739 fire forced them to move back in to town.
Larry was proceeded in death by both of his parents and his sister Judy Jacobson.
Survivors include wife Sherry of Arapahoe, brother Richard (Judith) of Arapahoe Ne., brother Robert (Janice) of Holdrege Ne., children Matt (Silvia) of Wichita Ks., Buck (Amanda) Franssen of Arapahoe Ne., Jason (Jenn) Franssen of Red Cloud Ne. and Michelle (Mike) Luff of Kearney Ne.,
Grandchildren Kayla Jo Franssen (Arapahoe Ne.), Ashley Breinig (Wichita Ks.), Emilee Franssen (Alliance Ne.), Emily Penner (Kearney Ne.), Cpl. Lindsey Dalton Franssen (Quantico Va.), Chandler Franssen (Hebron Ne.) Andrew Penner (Kearney Ne.), Macala Comstock (Arapahoe Ne.), Teigen Franssen (Arapahoe Ne.), Michon Franssen (Gothenburg Ne.), Colton Hearn (Kearney Ne.), Dustin Breinig (Round Rock Tx.), Cheyenne Franssen (Glenvil Ne.), Macy Koubek (Arnold Ne.) and 16 Great Grandchildren. And numerous nieces and nephews
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Arapahoe Fire Department in Larry’s name.
His wishes to be cremated were followed so there will be no viewing or visitation.
Services will be held on Friday July 15, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Wenburg Funeral Chapel. Inurnment at Arapahoe Cemetery, Arapahoe, Nebraska. It will also be Live Streamed on Wenburg Funeral Home Arapahoe Facebook page for those who wish to attend but cannot. Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.