Larry Gaesser, 59, Gentryville

Larry Gaesser, 59, of Gentryville, died on October 19, 2021, at Memorial Hospital.

Larry was born Dec. 28, 1961 in Huntingburg to Andrew and Marie (Bankford) Gaesser.

He married Mona Herr April 19, 1986.

He was a member at St. Martin Catholic Church in Chrisney. He served on the Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department and was active in the Republican Party.

He is survived by his wife, Mona; daughter, Miranda (Joseph Smith); mother, Marie Gaesser Dilger; siblings, Cathy (Mark) Nolen, Ray (Elaine) Gaesser, Bob (Ruth) Gaesser, Linda (Gary) Droege, and Mary (Dan) Fischer; stepsiblings, Chester Dilger, Roger Dilger, Sam Dilger, Andrea Wagner, and Vicki Keller; in-laws Vicki (Jim) Schulthise, Doug (Cindy) Herr and Dan (Jodi Hoover) Herr; and 33 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Andrew Gaesser; stepfather, Karl Dilger; brother, David Gaesser; and stepsister, Justine Schaefer.

A Funeral Mass is planned for 10 a.m. CST Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the St. Joseph Church in Dale. 

Friends may call on Friday, October 22 from 3 p.m. CST until 7 p.m. CST at the St. Joseph Church, and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. CST there will be a memorial service conducted by the IVFA District 18.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Spencer County Right to life, St. Martin Catholic Church, or Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Dept.

Fuller Funeral Home ( is handling arrangements.