Larry William Kinnett

June 29, 1940 ~ May 23, 2019 (age 78)


AURORA, IN - Larry William Kinnett, age 78, passed away on May 23, 2019.  He was born onJune 29th, 1940 in Rising Sun, IN - the fifth of seven children to Archie N. and Ruth E. Kinnett. Larry is survived by his daughter, Rebekah Kinnett.  Additional surviving family members include his brother Gary Earl Kinnett and sister Mary Lou Crouch and many more family members and friends.  Larry was preceded in death by his wife Karen "Rolf" Kinnett, brothers, James Robert, Donald Nelson, Gene Orville and sister Janice Ruth Dawson.  Larry graduated with honors (Indiana University) and after obtaining his masters degree in 1963 entered the teaching profession in the Mt. Healthy Ohio school system.  After a couple of years he returned to his hometown in Rising Sun and began a teaching career in the Aurora/South Dearborn School System until his retirement in 2015.  His true passion in life was the opportunity to prepare his students for English/literature at the college level.  Private Services, Memorials may be made to the Dearborn Community Foundation, 322 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025,  (812) 539-4115 to help fund a college scholarship endowment fund " in memory of Larry Kinnett"  for any South Dearborn high school student  involved in literary arts or the teaching profession. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun, IN serving the family.   

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Dearborn County Community Foundation
320 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg IN 47025
Tel: 1-812-539-4115

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