Essen, Lawrence L. "Larry" beloved husband for 49 years of Elizabeth "Betty" (Boemker) Essen. Loving father of Carla Essen and Mark (Amanda) Essen. Beloved grandfather of Carter and Alice Essen. Dear brother of Roger Essen, Mary Lou Walsh, Kathy Brabender, Jim Essen and the late Jean Kadlecik. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Age 80 years old. Larry was a Navy veteran, He enjoyed boating, fishing, riding motorcycles, and took great pride in his yard work. Family will receive friends on Saturday, Oct 1 from 1 pm until time of Blessing Service at 3 pm at the Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home, 10385 New Haven Rd. (Harrison). Memorials may be directed to Hospice of S.W. Ohio, 7625 Camargo Rd. Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 or charity of one's choice.