Larry Dean Heesch, age 71, passed away on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.
Memorial services will begin at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at the Minnehaha Funeral Home, Dell Rapids, with a memorial visitation beginning at 2 p.m.
The service will be livestreamed on Larry’s obituary page at www.minnehahafuneralhome.com.
Larry was born on Nov. 7, 1949, in Sioux Falls, SD, the son of Clarence and Norma (Swenson) Heesch of Dell Rapids. At the age of six months, Larry was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and spent his youth and young adult life being lovingly cared for by his devoted parents on the family farm. From 1993 to 2001, he was a resident of DakotAbilities in Sioux Falls. In June of 2021, he became a resident of the Centerville Care and Rehab Center, Centerville. SD.
Survivors include his brother, Dale (Paulette) Heesch, Brookings; niece, Sheila Pickard, Baltic; nephew, Darin (Peifen) Heesch, Alexandria, VA; great niece, Chelsea Anderson; and great nephews, Matthew Anderson, Timothy (Savanna) Pickard, and Chase Heesch.