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Larry A Bundy

Larry A Bundy

Larry A Bundy, age 73 of Arkansaw, died Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the home of his daughter Tracy Reitz in Elmwood with his family by his side.

Larry was born on July 24, 1948 to Arnold and Marion (Fischer) Bundy at the Plum City Hospital, the second of ten children. He attended Elmwood High School and graduated in 1967. Following graduation, Larry went to work at Armour Packing in St. Paul, MN. When the draft went into effect, he volunteered to join the U.S. Army earning the rank of E4. He served in Vietnam in 1968 until being honorably discharged. Upon discharge, Larry went back to Armour in St. Paul and Eau Claire until they closed. Larry also worked at the Pope and Talbot Paper Mill in Eau Claire. In 1995, Larry took a job with the Red Wing Shoe Company in Red Wing where he worked until his retirement in 2012. Larry married Linda Lavender and raised three children, they later divorced. He met and married Kathleen Lieffring.

Larry was an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. Most of all, Larry loved to spend time with his family and friends.

Larry is survived by his wife, Kathleen Bundy Lieffring; children, John (Kris) of Hatley, Stacy (Jeff) Rice of Menomonie and Tracy (Denis) Reitz of Elmwood; step-daughter, Rebecca Rutherford of Durand; 15 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, sisters, Diane Bundy, Sharon (Greg) Beaulieu and Charlene (Alan) Peterson; five brothers, Marlyn, Duane, Kevin (Mary), Steven and Daren (Patti); several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, LaDonna Lassen.

A Celebration of Life will be from 11:00AM to 1:00PM Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand. Military Honors will be at 1:00PM and provided by the Durand American Legion Post #181 of Durand.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Denny and Kay Longsdorf

    We were sorry to hear of Larry's passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you Kathy and family.

  2. Lyn Nicks

    My prayers are with you all. Hugest hugs

  3. Steven schultz

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I'm sorry to hear the loss of Larry. Our family dairy farm was next to your family dairy farm.

  4. Linda Foster

    Love and condolences to your entire family. Larry was a fine, kind man and he will be missed.

  5. Thom Rutherford

    So Sorry to hear of our friend Larry's passing. We share in that loss! Larry was our friend and will be greatly missed!!! He was a Very Strong man!! We're here for you! Thom and Julie Rutherford.

  6. Judi M Stuart

    So sorry to hear of your loss..deepest sympathy to his family. Larry and I went to school for many years and graduated together.

  7. Delrita Bignell

    So sorry for your loss, healing prayers to all

  8. Greg Fay

    I am very sorry to hear about Larry's passing ! He was a good man ... My Grandmother would have said ... He was solid !! That was a huge compliment in her mind. I understand why !!

  9. Kevin Seyffer


  10. Kathy Hutter-Messier

    Sympathy and prayers to you all.

  11. John and Patty Wayne

    Our Heartfelt Sympathy goes out to you and your family. May the many wonderful memories help you through the days and weeks ahead.

  12. Randy & Audrey Richardson

    So sorry for your loss.

  13. Vicci Rosenberg

    So sorry to hear about Larry’s passing. God bless Kathy and Larry’s family!! He will suffer no more with God by his side!!

  14. Richard Bates

    Larry was a good caring man. I will miss his friendship. Sympathy to Kathy and Larry's family. Dick & Jan

  15. thomas biles

    Prayers to the family

  16. Theresa Dematteo

    Sending hugs and prayers - we are so sorry for your loss.
    Terri and Mike Dematteo

  17. Joe and Jan Drier

    Sending our Deepest Sympathy and Prayers to Kathy and Larry’s Family!!

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