Monday, November 30, 2009
Larry Joe Ponsetto, 1939-1977
Daily Iowegian - September 1977
Services for Larry Joe Ponsetto, 38, of 3804 Red Bud Road, Cedar Rapids, will be Saturday, 1:30 p.m., at First Lutheran Church in Centerville, with the Rev. Frederick H. Schauer officiating. Burial will be in Jerome Cemetery. The casket will not be opened. Visitation will be at the Johnson Funeral Home in Centerville Friday, 7 to 8 p.m.
Ponsetto was a former resident of this community. He died Thursday, September 1, 1977, in St. Lukes Hospital in Cedar Rapids.
Born in Centerville July 24, 1939, he was the son of LeRoy and Alyne Barnshouse Ponsetto. He was married to Margaret Ayers in Centerville October 12, 1957, and she survives.
Also surviving are two children, Rick and Carol at home, his father, LeRoy Ponsetto and stepmother, Betty Ponsetto of Centerville; his mother, Alyne Price of Davenport; two brothers, Danny Ponsetto of Davenport and John Ponsetto of Newton; and a sister, Jackie Mulder of Bettendorf. He was preceded in death by a stepbrother, Corporal Vance Ponsetto, who lost his life in service.
He was a salesman for the Westinghouse Corp. and was a member of the Cedar Rapids Lutheran Church. Memorials will be given to the cancer fund, and may be left at the funeral home.