Larry D Riggen

June 19, 1936 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 85)


Larry D. Riggen Sr. (85) of Clinton passed away, April 2, 2022, at Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care in Terre Haute at 9:15 AM.  Born in Dana, Indiana to Elmo Riggen and Louise Keene Riggen on June 19,1936.  He was a retired shipping clerk at Olin Mathieson in Covington.   A member of United Presbyterian Church – Clinton. Scout Master for Boy Scouts of America and coached Little League in Clinton for many years.  Larry had many interests and hobbies including fishing, and hunting but his main interest was being with family.  He loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren.   He was preceded in death by his parents, his son; Russell “Rusty” Riggen (12/11/2020), brothers; Donald, Victor, and Earl.  Sisters-in-law; Janet and Lulu Mae and his brother-in-law; Bob Williams.  He married Mary Ann Pognant, December 23, 1956, and she survives.   He is also survived by 3 Sons: Larry Riggen Jr. (Beverly) of Avon, IN, Tim Riggen Sr. of Covington, IN, Randy Riggen (Vicky) of Hillsdale, IN.  5 Grandchildren; Matthew, Tim Jr. (Tiffany), Aaron (Brittany), Jerimiah (Vanessa), Dwight (Nicole), and Gretchen (Daniel) Shew.  8 great grandchildren; Addison, Cora, Walker, Lewis, Sawyer, Tinley, Wyatt, Abram, and Charlotte.   3 sisters; Pat Williams of Riley, IN, Sally (Ted) Harpold of Montezuma, IN, and Jeanette Riggen of Mooresville, IN, 2 brothers; Carl Riggen of Cayuga, IN, and Elmer (Julia) Riggen of Clinton, IN.  Sister-in-law; Michelene Pognant of Chicago and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral service will be held, Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 11:00 AM at Giovanini Funeral Home in Clinton with Reverend Cheryl Montgomery officiating.  Burial will be at Walnut Grove cemetery.   Visitation will be held 4:00 to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions can be made to Park-Vermillion Christian Youth Mission, Inc. 155 S. 5th. St. Clinton, IN 47842, or United Presbyterian Church – 3rd and Mulberry Streets, Clinton, Indiana 47842.   Online condolences can be made at

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