Galen C. Larson|
Born: June 6, 1926; in Charles City, IA
Died: Aug. 4, 2014; in Woodstock
Galen C. Larson, age 88, of Sun City, Huntley, died August 4, 2014, at Journeycare Woodstock, IL. Mr. Larson was born June 6, 1926, in Charles City, Iowa to the late Herman and Lucile (Ferch) Larsen. He graduated as valedictorian from Charles City High School. He was a veteran of the US Army during World War II. In 1949, he received a Bachelor Degree in accounting from the University of Iowa. In 1969, he received a MBA degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He married Jean Bartz on September 3, 1949. He was employed over 35 years by the Milwaukee Transit System. He retired in 1985 as the Managing Director.
He is survived by his wife, Jean; a sister, Darlene Demro of Osage, Iowa; a niece, Janet; and nephews, Paul and Eric.
He was preceded in death by a baby daughter, Monica June who was born September 3, 1950.
He will be cremated and no services will be held in accordance with his wishes.
Published in the Northwest Herald from Aug. 10 to Aug. 11, 2014