Obit: Larson, Richard #2 (1891 – 1965)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames: Larson, Schultz, Bennett, Schanehorn, Selch, Hanson

----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 12/30/1965

Larson, Richard #2 (08 OCT 1891 – 27 DEC 1965)

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Free Methodist Church, Loyal for Richard E. Larson, 74, a resident of this community, who died Monday, December 27, at Memorial Hospital, Neillsville.  The Rev. Paul Miller will officiate and burial will be made in the cemetery at Greenwood.

Friends may call at the Myre Funeral Home until noon Thursday and then at the church.

Mr. Larson was born in Herman, Nebraska, October 8, 1891, and was married in Moline, Illinois on October 16, 1913 to Martha Schultz, who survives him.  He was employed by the Rock Island Railroad at Silvis, Illinois and in 1919 they moved to the Greenwood area.

The couple farmed in the Greenwood area until 1935 and then moved to a farm west of Loyal.  In 1958 they moved to the city of Loyal.

He was a member of the Free Methodist Church and had served as clerk of the Christopherson School of Greenwood for 12 years.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, Dennis of Loyal and Richard of Peoria, Illinois; three daughters, Mrs. Fred (Athalie) Bennett, Loyal;; Mrs. Earl (Judy Ann) Schanehorn, Long Beach, California; and Miss Clarabelle Larson, Eau Claire; ten grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Clarabelle Selch, St. Louis, Missouri; and Mrs. Carl Hanson, Silvis, Illinois.

Four sisters and three brothers preceded him in death.




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