Larry J. Witte, age 71, of Rhodes, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services for Larry will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 6 at St. Johns United Church of Christ, in Melbourne, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home West Marshall Chapel in State Center. Burial will follow services with full Military Honors at the Hillside Cemetery, State Center. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.mitchellfh.com. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Larry and his family.