Larry A. Johnson

LARRY A. JOHNSON, 91, of Lafayette, IN, retired elder, passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at IU Health Arnett Hospital. 

Surviving include his daughters, Cynthia D. (Gilbert) Souerdyke of Omaha, NE, and Julie A. (Jay) Sunderlin of Lafayette; grandchildren, Richard (Michelle) Souerdyke, Kevin Souerdyke, Kate (Brian) Sanburn, Jacob (Rosalie) Sunderlin, Benjamin (Kate) Sunderlin, and Sarah (Sean) McCann; and great-grandchildren, Grace, Chloe, and Samuel Souerdyke, Kyler, Laina, and Coy Souerdyke, Abby, Travis and Paisley Sanburn, Marianne Sunderlin Moffett, Jane and Elizabeth Sunderlin, and Garrett McCann.  

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27, at Grace United Methodist Church. Clergy are invited to the front to sing “It Is Well With My Soul.” Robe (with white stole) for those ordained is requested, but optional. Private interment will be at Meadow View Cemetery in Lafayette. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church in Larry’s memory.

Larry served New Haven UMC (1969-1973), South Bend Central UMC (1973-1978), Hammond Christ (1978-1981), Lafayette Christ UMC (1981-1988), Elkhart St. Pauls UMC (1988-1992), and Bluffton First UMC (1992-1998). 

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