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In loving memory of
Jake Arthur Larimer
  • September 13, 1942
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  • December 26, 2021

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Jake Arthur Larimer, age 79, passed away surrounded by family, on December 26, 2021 in Ocala, Florida. Jake is survived by his son Bryan Arthur Larimer and his daughter Heather Larimer Jermak, her husband Chris Jermak, grandchildren William, Megan and Amelia Jermak, cousins Jack and Susan Larimer and his dog Molly. He was preceded in death by his parents Arthur Christopher Larimer and Emma Pauline Larimer.

Jake was born on September 13, 1942, in Sandusky Ohio to parents Arthur and Polly. He served honorably in the US Army. Jake graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelors in history. He received a juris doctorate from the Ohio State University. He worked for more than 20 years at Mallinkrodt in St. Louis, Missouri.

Jake was a beloved family man and a loving father and grandfather. With his former wife Arlene, he raised two children, Heather and Bryan, in St. Louis, Missouri, where he lived before retiring to Marco Island, Florida and The Villages, Florida.

A memorial service for Jake Larimer will be held at the Baldwin Brothers a Funeral and Cremation Society in Wildwood, Florida on Tuesday, December 28 at 3 PM. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Jake’s life. Flowers can be sent to Baldwin Brothers at 3990 E. SR 44, Suite 105. Jake loved animals, and a donation may be made in Jake’s honor to the Humane Society of Marion County (http:thehsmc.org/)

A military burial in Sandusky, Ohio will take place in summer 2022. Details to follow.

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  1. Evah Pottmeyer McGinley says:
    29 Dec 2021
    Heather -

    I am so very sorry for you and Bryan, Chris and the kids. I remember hearing the stories of how much your Dad loved his time in Florida and the beautiful nature on Marco Island. I hope that you will be able to treasure the memories you made there for a lifetime to come. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your Dad ever Rest in Peace.

    With deepest sympathies,

    Evah, Shawn, Alex & Max

  2. Cheri Kenyon says:
    28 Dec 2021
    I will miss our chats at the dog park. I wish I had more time to get to know you. Rest In Peace.

  3. Neville and Anna Mathews says:
    28 Dec 2021
    We are shocked and saddened to hear of Jake's passing. We were looking forward to visiting him soon, and to resume our candid conversations.
    Jake will be sorely missed. We send our deepest sympathy to Heather and family and Bryan. You are in our prayers.

  4. Neville and Anna Mathews lit a candle:
    28 Dec 2021
    Lit since December 28, 2021 at 12:45:18 PM

  5. Mike & Nelda Hudson says:
    28 Dec 2021
    Jake, you will be missed very much. It was such a pleasure getting to know you. Rest In Peace sweet man.
    Mike and Nelda

  6. Laura Jones Joukovski lit a candle:
    28 Dec 2021
    Lit since December 28, 2021 at 12:16:39 AM

  7. Bonnie Bownes McCabe says:
    27 Dec 2021
    Heather, Bryan & family, I am so saddened to learn of your father's passing. You all are in our thoughts & prayers.
    God bless,
    Bonnie Bownes McCabe & family

  8. Bonnie Bownes McCabe lit a candle:
    27 Dec 2021
    Lit since December 27, 2021 at 12:48:22 PM

  9. Joel & Linda Block lit a candle:
    27 Dec 2021
    Lit since December 27, 2021 at 12:11:55 PM

  10. John Melching says:
    27 Dec 2021
    Jake was a wonderful friend for almost 70 years. I will always remember our many good times together and will miss him. May you Rest In Peace my very special friend. John Melching of Sandusky, Ohio

  11. Denny Kromer says:
    27 Dec 2021
    Best friend, you will be forever missed.

  12. Ann and Mike says:
    27 Dec 2021
    Bryan, Heather and Chris and Kids,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you walk through this difficult time. We will honor your dad tomorrow by observing a quiet time at 3pm during his service.
    Love, Ann and Mike

  13. Eda says:
    27 Dec 2021
    Miss our walks and talks

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