Larry Alan Dejong


November 11, 1949 - January 9, 2017


Larry Alan DeJong was born November 11, 1949 at Mitchell to Raymond and Lilah (Vandenhoek) DeJong.  Larry graduated from Mitchell High School. On March 11, 1977 he married Rene Schaffer. Larry served in the United States Navy and National Guard for thirteen years. On September 14, 2007 he married Tammie Brenden in Mitchell. He worked for Sheesley Plumbing and later Mitchell Plumbing in Mitchell. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and Moose Lodge. Larry love to sing, fish, golf and being with his puppies.

He is survived by his mother, Lilah Adams and step-father, Wayne Adams of Mitchell; two sons: Joseph DeJong of Rapid City and Garry O’Donnell of Toms River, NJ; one brother, Dennis DeJong of Mitchell and extended family, Ami, Daniel and Logan.

He is preceded in death by his father, Raymond in 2011 and brother, Randy in 1970.



Friday, January 13, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Saturday, January 14, 2017
2:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Military Graveside Service
Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Doug and Jeannie DeJong on January 14, 2017
As my cousin 7 years older than me, Larry taught me the Lord's Prayer. Our deepest sympathies to Larry's family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Posted by Karli kiner on January 14, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss Larry was a great guy and will be missed I am thinking of you all and sending prayers your way
Posted by Wayne Allen on January 13, 2017
Denny so sorry for your loss ...
Posted by David M. Drake on January 13, 2017
My deepest sympathy. Sorry for your loss Denny.
Posted by Elaine Adams Rhoades on January 13, 2017
My deepest sympathy🙏🏻. Larry was a great guy, prayers for Peace and comfort🌹
Posted by Jerry Bertsch on January 12, 2017
So sorry, my prayers are with you Lila, Wayne and Denny.
Posted by Nancy Lorenz Grosz on January 12, 2017
My deepest sympathy to Larry's family.
Posted by Cary Davenport on January 12, 2017
So sorry for your loss, keeping you in players.
Posted by Colleen DeJong on January 11, 2017
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers are going your way.
Posted by Sher Mueller on January 11, 2017
My deepest sympathies to Lila, Wayne & Denny. This loss comes way to soon. There are many good memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Posted by Jeanne Hauser on January 10, 2017
Sorry for your loss. Sending prayers
Posted by Floyd and Jan Hanten on January 10, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.
Posted by Greg & Terri Powell on January 10, 2017
Huge hugs to you Tammy! Our thoughts & prayers are with you!
Posted by Lacy Klein Styles on January 10, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers with you
Posted by Shannalee Cedillo on January 10, 2017
I am soo soo sorry for your loss Tammy. If you need someone call me 308 370 0503
Posted by Dawn Bayne on January 10, 2017
Tammy, so Very sorry!!! sending our thoughts are prayers !! thinking of you , Love Dawn and Kelvin
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