TOPEKA — Max A. Larimer, 87, of Topeka died on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at his home.
He was born on Aug. 4, 1924, in Parsons to Evert and Wynona (Eversole) Larimer. He graduated from Cherryvale High School in Cherryvale in 1942. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran serving during World War II.
On Aug. 15, 1945, he married Veda J. Richardson in Independence. She survives.
Other survivors include his daughters, Shirley Lomax of Davenport, Fla., and Phyllis Marleen Marty Atkisson of Emporia; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Ted Larimer of Green Forest, Ark.; and a sister, Janie Ellis of Green Forest, Ark.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernie and Silas Larimer.
The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Penwell-Gabel Southwest Chapel in Topeka. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to the Shriners Childrens Fund, C/O Arab Temple, 1301 S. Kansas Ave, Topeka, 66612.