Farming Rural 06

Lawrence L. Larson

March 24, 1940 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 79)


            Lawrence Luke Larson, 79, of Harris passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at his home surrounded by family.

            Larry was born March 24, 1940 in Minneapolis, MN to Elmer and Isabelle (Murray) Larson.  He grew up in Minneapolis and graduated from South High School in 1958.

            On February 10, 1962 he was united in marriage to Loucresha Joy Patraw in Minneapolis.  They lived in Minneapolis and had one son Loren.  In 1973 they bought a farm in rural Harris and have lived there ever since.  Along with operating his hobby farm, he worked in the steel industry for 35 years at Paper Calmenson/IPSCO from which he retired.

            He enjoyed working on his hobby farm, raising dairy goats, and spending time with his family.

            Larry was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Marge (William) Vanderbilt, Marian (Speed) Melich, Phyllis (Milton) Daline, Norman Larson, Helen (Gilbert) Nielson, Shirley (Robert) Smith and Jean Fuerstenberg. 

            He is survived by his wife of nearly 58 years Loucresha, son Loren and wife Dr. Deb Larson of Stanchfield, four grandchildren Justine, Grant, Madelyn and Nathaniel Larson, brother-in-law Edward Fuerstenberg, sister-in-law Diane Larson, as well as numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Memorials are preferred to Northwoods Humane Society.

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