---- — OTTUMWA — Larry Gaylin Zepp, 60, died December 16, 2013, at his home in Ottumwa.
He was born April 4, 1953, in El Paso, Texas, to Rex Elbert and Lela Mae Braden Zepp.
Larry graduated from Moreno Valley High School in Sunnymeade, Calif., and Riverside City College in Riverside, Calif.
He married Susie Veum on November 1, 1980, in Riverside, Calif. To this union were born two children, Larry Rex and Stephanie Michelle. He also had two stepdaughters, Sabrina and Teresa.
For 25 years he was a roofer of homes and professional buildings in Colorado, California and Texas.
He is survived by his mother, Lela Mae Zepp of Ottumwa; children, Larry Rex and his wife, Sarah, and two stepgranddaughters of San Antonio, Texas; Stephanie and her husband, Faron, and grandchildren, Hesten and Kimberly of Boerne, Texas; stepdaughter, Sabrina Williams and three children, Gerald Williams IV, Vanessa and Brittany of Sparks, Nev.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Susie; his father, Col. Rex E. Zepp; and brother, Roger Alan Zepp.
Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home. His body will be taken to Vaughan’s Funeral Home in Boerne, Texas, for services and burial.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society, P.O. Box 1149, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.