Cover photo for Larry Akers, Jr.'s Obituary
Larry Akers, Jr. Profile Photo
1963 Larry 2019

Larry Akers, Jr.

September 22, 1963 — December 12, 2019

Larry Gayle Akers, Jr. 56 of La Prairie passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019 in his home.

Larry was born on September 22, 1963 in Belgium, Germany the son of Larry G. Akers, Sr. and Monique (Dedonder) Sanders. He married Mary Sue Fritschle on September 25, 2010 at the Christian Church in Camp Point. His wife Mary survives.

Larry was a Licensed Practical Nurse and the owner of Area Drug and Alcohol Testing. He enjoyed camping, watching movies, gardening, crocheting, going out to eat, cooking, grilling, his motorcycle,4-wheeler and especially loved his children, grandchildren and his beloved dog Tass

In addition to Mary, Larry is survived by his mother, Monique Sanders of Quincy; three children, Bradley (Sandra) Akers of Colorado Springs, Co., Samantha Akers of Peoria, Az., Gail (Raymond Colbert) Harrison of Hannibal, Mo.; four step-children, Jennifer (Brandon) Lish of Liberty, Melissa (Alex) Neisen of Quincy, Michael Graff of Quincy, Jessica (Benny Lefringhouse) Seals of Quincy; five grandchildren, Axton, Joel, Hyliah, Alisabeth and Avery; eight step-grandchildren; one brother, Chris Akers of Payson; two sisters, Brenda (Rich) Lemke of Parkville, Mo., Andrea “Miki” (David) Ward of Holt, Mo. and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father.

A memorial visitation will be from 3:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. on Monday, December 16, 2019 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Golden. Memorial contributions have been suggested to the American Diabetes Association. You are invited to share memories of Larry and leave condolences at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Larry Akers, Jr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Visitation

Monday, December 16, 2019

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 19

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree