Larry L. Pifer
Larry L. Pifer passed away on April 20, 2014, at home with his wife holding his hand and his step-daughter, Beth Howard and step son-in-law, Mike Howard standing by. Larry was born on October 29, 1930 in Novinger, Missouri. He attended schools in
Kirksville, Mo., and in Kansas City. Larry was a member of the United States Air Force. He was enlisted in both the active duty Air Force and Reserves for a total of 39 years. He retired as a Master Sergeant on his birthday in 1990. He was employed by
Home Savings Association from 1961 until his retirement as a vice president in the mortgage loan department in 1992.
Larry was an avid fly fisherman and a 50-year member of the Missouri Trout Fishermen’s Association (Kansas City Chapter).
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet Pifer, in 1994. In 1998, he married Betty Lind Farmer, who survives him. Other family members who survive Larry include his son, Denny Pifer and wife Peggy, as well as his granddaughter, Jackie Pifer. Other family
members who survive Larry include half-brothers Bruce Pifer, Carl Pifer Jr., Paul Pifer, and half-sister Donna Jean VanRoosendahl.
No services are planned at this time, at Larry’s request. There will be a celebration of his life to be held at a later date.
Donations in his honor can be made to Missouri Trout Fishermen’s Association (Kansas
City Chapter) at 21906 SW Woods Chapel Road, Blue Springs, MO, or to the Crossroads Hospice Foundation (Attention Ryan Eastley); at 9237 Ward Parkway, Suite 300, Kansas City, MO.
(Arrangements: Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd St. Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 816-524-3700)