Lawrence A. Lansing – New Vienna


Lawrence A. Lansing, 85 of New Vienna, Iowa passed away Saturday, December 19, 2020, at his farm in New Vienna.

Visitation will be held 3-7 p.m., Tuesday, December 22 at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. St. Boniface Catholic Church prior to funeral services.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at St. Boniface Catholic Church, New Vienna, Iowa with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. Dennis Quint will officiate.

Lawrence was born June 26, 1935, in New Vienna, Iowa the son of John and Margaret (Putz) Lansing.  He married Rita (Funke) Lansing on October 1, 1958 in Dyersville, Iowa.  Together they started farming near Earlville for 6 years, before moving to the farm north of New Vienna in 1965 where he still lived today. He was a man built on faith, family, and farming.

Survivors include his 7 children: Randy (LuAnn) Lansing of New Vienna, Barbara (Steve) Hermsen of Bennett, Elaine (Roger) Langel of New Vienna, David (Becky) Lansing of Worthington, Joan (Brad) Cunningham of Cedar Rapids, Larry (Brenda) Lansing of Cedar Rapids and Kim (Matt) Miller of Marion, grandchildren: Jason Lansing, Amy (Seve) Rodriguez, Adam Lansing, Josh (Brittany) Lansing, Chad Hermsen, Joy (Josh) Kessler,  Justin Hermsen, Ashley (Andy) Aldridge, Tyler (Karen) Langel, Staci (Tyler) Steger, Nicole (Wes) Marbach, Callie (Chris) Nurczyk, Jenna Lansing, Emily, Sarah, and Michael Cunningham, Devin and Rilee Lansing, Brooklyn, Blake and Bryson Miller,12 great grandchildren; 2 brothers: John Lansing and Donald (Diane) Lansing; in-laws:, Lois (Art) Kern, Theresa Schindler, Darlene (Wayne) Wegmann, Karen Funke, Janet Funke, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Rita, on July 16, 2019, his parents, John & Margaret Lansing, a grandson, Ryan Langel; siblings: Lavern Lansing, Anna Mae Lansing; in-laws: Lois Lansing, Glady (Purl Lake) Lansing, parents-in-law, Hugo & Regina Funke, Dorothy (Leo) Mensen,  Verna Lee (Edward) Digman, Janice (Laverne) Mensen, Leon Funke, Mary Lou Funke, Floyd Funke, Charlie Schindler , and 5 nieces and nephews.

Cards, letters and memorials may be mailed to the family in care of Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW Dyersville, IA  52040. Please include first and last name Lawrence Lansing on the outside of the envelope.

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