Larry Gerot

1937 - 2023


Larry Gerot, 86, of Riverside passed away Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.  Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023, at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Riverside.  Funeral Services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home Sunday.  Burial will be in Riverside Public Cemetery.  Memorials have been established for the Riverside First Responders and the Riverside VFW in Larry’s name.  Online condolences may be left for the family at

Larry Paul Gerot was born March 25, 1937, in Washington, Iowa, the son of Oscar and Edna (Hopping) Gerot.  Larry was a graduate of Riverside High School.  He farmed for over 60 years in the Riverside area and was a member of the Riverside VFW.  On Sept. 27, 1958, Larry was united in marriage to Carla Havel. 

Larry will be deeply missed by his wife: Carla of Riverside; children: Duane (Jennie) Gerot of Ainsworth, Dan (Jill) Gerot of North Liberty and Dianne (Gregg) Riggan of Kalona; grandchildren: Kelsey (Jeremy) Barnes of Cedar Rapids, Matthew Gerot of Cedar Rapids, Brittni (Seth) Musicant of Washington, Billy (Jill) Riggan of Washington, Breanna (Josh) Murphy of Kalona, Jessi Gerot of Glenwood Springs, Colorado and Jake Gerot of Solon. 

 Larry was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Ted Gerot; sister-in-law: Ina Gerot; and niece: Maryjane Gerot.