Welcome to the memorial page for

"Moe" Larry F. Putz

July 12, 1943 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 74)

Larry’s “Moe’s” funeral service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, January 6th at the funeral home.

The family will greet friends from 4-6 p.m., Friday, January 5th at the funeral home.

Burial will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the Central Iowa Outdoors Without Boundaries. Memorials may be left at the funeral home. Memorials may also be mailed to the funeral home, please add, Attn: Putz Family on the envelope.

Larry F. “Moe” Putz, the son of Lewis and Margaret Dittmer Putz was born on July 12, 1943 in Lacona, Iowa. He served in the Iowa National Guard.

On April 25, 1971, Moe was united in marriage with Carolyn J. Barr in Rosemount, Iowa. They were blessed with three children, Shelly, Dan and Calista. Moe was currently working for Theisen’s Home-Farm-Auto in Newton. He had worked for 43 years, when he retired from the Maytag Company in Newton. He was a member of the Central Iowa Outdoors Without Boundaries. Moe liked to do handyman work and tinker around out in his shed. He liked going to Newton Cardinal football games, the University of Iowa Hawkeye football games and the Iowa Barnstormer games. He was also a St. Louis Cardinals Fan. Moe was a devoted and caring husband, dad, brother and friend.

Moe died on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. He was 74. He was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother, Theresa; six brothers, Keith, Martin, Jerome, Delbert, James and Bernard.

Those left to honor Moe’s memory are his wife, Carolyn of Newton; children, Shelly Putz of Newton, Dan (Kelly) Putz of Newton and Calista Putz of Newton; his siblings, Marvin (Sue) Putz of Monroe, Rose Hansen of Newton, Carol (Dave) Wallace of Lacona and Mae Chambers of Davenport; and sister-in-law, Sonya Putz of Newton.

 Service Information

January 5, 2018

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory
1115 E. 19th St. N.
Newton, IA 50208-2539

Funeral Service
January 6, 2018

11:00 AM
Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory
1115 E. 19th St. N.
Newton, IA 50208-2539

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