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Larry S. Nuismer

December 1, 1940 October 14, 2018
Larry S. Nuismer
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Larry Scott Nuismer, 77, of Lansing, MI, formerly of Traverse City, MI, passed away October 9, 2018 in Okemos MI. He was born December 1, 1940 in Grand Haven, MI, son of the late Joseph A. Nuismer and Ruth L. (Olsen) Nuismer. He was also preceded in death by his brothers: Richard, Robert, and Donald. Larry served in the U.S. Army 111th Military Intelligence Group, with duty station at Jacksonville, Florida, from 1963 to 1966. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1991, and after retirement he enjoyed nine years working at Chateau Grand Traverse, Traverse City. He was an avid reader, enjoyed history (specifically the Civil War Era), gardening, and had a great sense of humor.

He is survived by his sons: Joseph A. “Tony” (Kara J.) Nuismer of Mattawan, MI, and Matthew L. Nuismer of Portage, MI, as well as brothers Anthony J. of Tucson, AZ, John T. of Tacoma, WA, and sister JoEllen (Brent) Ririe, of Gilbert, AZ. He is also survived by his loving companion and partner of 17 years, Patricia Freeman of Lansing, MI, and her children, Kelly Stewart and Erin (Matt) Filipich; grandchildren: Collin (Allison) Nuismer, Madison Nuismer, Heather Arnold, Jacob Danders, Samantha Filipich, Wesley and Hayden Stewart, and great-granddaughter, Nora Nuismer.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on October 27, 2018, at Grace Episcopal Church, 341 Washington St., Traverse City, MI 49684. For those desiring, memorial contributions can be made to Grace Episcopal Church or the Lewy Body Dementia Association in memory of Larry S. Nuismer. The family has entrusted arrangements to Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge, MI. Online condolences may be shared at

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Grace Episcopal Church

341 Washington Street
Traverse City, MI 49684

Grace Episcopal Church
341 Washington Street Traverse City 49684 MI
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