April 28, 2015

Lawrence “Larry” Gottula

Gottula 1Larry Gottula age 83, of Bennet passed away April 28, 2015.  He was born December 24, 1931 in Lincoln to Lawrence and Ellen (Pettigrew) Gottula.  Larry was born and raised on the farm that he worked.  After his retirement from farming he became a mechanic that many local farmers relied on to keep their equipment and farms running.  Larry was a devoted and loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend.

Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Diane and Mike Jackson of Deatsville, Alabama and Carol Piper of Lincoln.  Grandchildren and spouses, Adeline and John Stotts of Bennet, Valerie Gottula of North Carolina, Lorlei and Jonathon Saunders, Seth Jackson and Matthew Jackson all of Alabama.  3 Great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Adeline; son, Michael and his parents.

Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Wyuka Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 2nd from 9:00 A.M. until service time at Wyuka Funeral Home.

Memorials to the Cheney United Methodist Church.


  1. Our sympathy goes out to all of you. So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing.

  2. Carol iam sorry for your prayers are with you and your family..god bless all.

  3. My condolences to the family during this difficult time. I am truly sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose a loved one in death, but the Bible holds out a comforting hope found at Revelation 21:3,4.


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