Larry Herbert Schubring, 79, Wausau, died peacefully Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Larry was born February 26, 1941 in Wausau to the late Herbert and Florence (Raduechel) Schubring. Following his mother’s passing, his father remarried Larry’s stepmother, Percilla Schubring. He was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church; being baptized and confirmed there as well as attending Zion Lutheran School and graduating from Wausau High School in 1959. Larry faithfully served his country in the National Guard. Larry married the love of his life, Marilyn Schuetz, on October 10, 1964 in Wausau. The couple was blessed with three children: Scott, John and Julie. Larry was a salesman for Motor Service and Supply in Wausau for 53 years.
Larry was a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather. One of his greatest joys was attending events that his children, grandchildren and nephews participated in. He never missed a sporting or musical event for his children or grandchildren. Larry was proud to be a member of the Wausau Elks Lodge 248 and played dartball for St. Stephen’s Church. He was also an avid fan of the Packers, Badgers and Brewers. Family time was of utmost importance to Larry. Hunting, fishing and spending time at the cottage were favorite past times.
Larry is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Marilyn; children, Scott (Michelle) Schubring, John (Kim) Schubring and Julie (Jered) McGivern; grandchildren, Ben Schubring, Sam Schubring, Hannah Schubring, Maia Schubring, Keegan McGivern and Maxwell McGivern; sister-in-law, Carol Seefeldt; nephews, Kurt (Karena) Seefeldt and Steven (Lindsay) Seefeldt; great-nephews, Matt, Nate and Jordy Seefeldt; great-nieces, Aly, Maggie and Hadley Seefeldt; and extended family and friends. He is preceded in death by his mother, Florence Schubring; stepmother, Percilla Schubring; father, Herbert Schubring; infant sister, Sharon and brother-in-law, Thomas Seefeldt.
The funeral service for Larry will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Zion Lutheran Church (709 6th Street, Wausau). Rev. Dr. Steven Gjerde will officiate. Facemasks and social distancing are respectfully requested by all those attending the funeral service. Burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery. Helke Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements; you may sign our family guestbook at helke.com.
Thank you to all the Marshfield Clinic doctors for Larry’s care over the years and for Aspirus Hospital Intensive Care staff that cared for him on his final journey. Especially to Ashley and Kaley in the ICU.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church (709 6th Street, Wausau, WI 54403) or to the Humane Society of Marathon County (7001 Packer Drive, Wausau, WI 54401).
A celebration of Larry’s life will be held at a later date due to COVID.
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