Doris L. Larson(1919 - 2013)

Doris L. Larson

Doris L. Larson, 93, of Sun City West AZ, formerly of Sioux Falls, SD, died Friday, May 10, 2013 in Sun City West, AZ.

Doris Lucille Iverson was born September 16, 1919 at Brandon, SD to Theodore and Minnie Iverson. She grew up in Brandon on the family dairy farm. Upon graduation from Brandon High School, she furthered her education at Augustana College in Sioux Falls.

She married L. Dale Larson on January 7, 1945 in Sioux Falls, SD. Doris and Dale made their home in Sioux Falls for many years. Mr. Larson died on October 22, 1976. She continued living in Sioux Falls for a short time before moving to Sun City West, AZ. She was living there at the time of her death.

Grateful for having shared her life are her children, Loren (Kim) Larson of Dubuque, IA, Larry (Mary) Larson of Marquette, MI and Lonnie Larson, of Rogers, AR; 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; her sister, Marie Cruisinberry of Sarasota, FL; and 10 nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Susan Larson; her brothers along with her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Tilford (June) Iverson, Marvin (Monte) Iverson, Howard (Florence) Iverson, Bud (Jenny) Larson, Paul (Hazel Larson) Williamson, as well as a nephew, Thomas Cruisinberry.

Funeral services will begin 11:00 am Thursday, May 23, 2013 at First Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Hills of Rest Memorial Park. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the L. Dale and Doris L. Larson Scholarship Fund at Augustana College.


Published in The Argus Leader on May 21, 2013