Larry R. Sayler
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Larry R. Sayler, age 58, of Utica, South Dakota, died Sunday May 3, 2015, at his home in Utica.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Yankton, South Dakota with Reverend David Gunderson officiating. Burial will be in Martinus Cemetery in rural Utica, South Dakota. Visitation is from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with a prayer service at 7:30 PM. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the funeral at the church on Thursday

Larry R. Sayler was born March 20, 1957 in Yankton, South Dakota to Marvin and Ardis (Diltz) Sayler. He grew up on a farm near Lesterville, South Dakota and graduated from Scotland High School in 1975. He then attended University of South Dakota-Springfield in Springfield, South Dakota. He married Karen Schelske in October of 1982 and lived in Yankton where Larry began working for Larsen's Heating & Cooling. He married Freida DeBelts on January 3, 1992 in Yankton. He then began working for Kaiser Heating & Cooling, Krier and Blain, Inc. and most recently for Larry's Heating & Cooling until his health forced him to retire.

Larry was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Yankton and loved hunting, fishing, sailing, and watching sports, especially NASCAR and the Minnesota Vikings. He enjoyed working with tin. He loved his family above everything else and enjoyed attending his children's and grandchildren's sporting events. He was always ready for a good time and will always be remembered for his sense of humor.

Survivors include his wife, Freida of Utica, South Dakota; nine children: Andrew Buller of Springfield, South Dakota; Zachary Buller of Yankton; Jeremy (Patricia) Buller of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Jennie (Vance) Caffee of Sioux Falls; Isaac (Jaton) Buller of Rapid City, South Dakota; Dustin (Ileen) Sayler of Sioux Falls; Kristina Sayler of Sioux Falls; Brice (Kristen) Sayler of Yankton; and Josie Sayler of Utica; eight grandchildren with one on the way: Kaleb, Derek, Sarina, Corbin, Elaina, Scarlett, Quinn, and Nolan; mother, Ardis Sayler of Wakonda, South Dakota; brother, Roger (Judy) Sayler of Wakonda; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Sayler.




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Our heartfelt condolences to the Sayler family

Darrel Diltz and the Diltz families


My sincere sympathy to your family. I went to school and Martinus chuch with Larry, but have not seen him for many years. Recent losses in my family keep tearful memories coming to the foreground. Please let God's arms surround you during this difficult time.

DiAnn (Voll) Blakey


Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God Bless.

Patty Vavra & Jim Vavra


I am so sorry about your loss. Larry was such a great guy. God IS with you, Larry is with God!!!

Liz and Dan Peters


Frieda and Family, So sorry for your loss - we haven't seen you folks for a while but always enjoyed visiting.

Craig & Lois Padgett


Roger & Judy/Freida & Families- You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Take time to grieve, rest and remember. God will help you through the rest. My you feel His arms around you all.

Linda Rae Placek


The Yankton Buck Football family wants you to know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We know that Larry will live in your memories and hearts forever. May God give you strength and courage to carry on and honor Larry in all you do.

Sincerely Coach Likness & the Yankton Bucks


Freida & Family - I was so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. I was out of town or I would have come to see you. Prayers & Hugs to you Frieda as you go thru this time of sorrow. God Bless You.

Connie K. Luke


So sorry to hear of your loss

Dorothea (Diltz) Johnson Beverly (Johnson) Palmer


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