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Richard Alan Larson

Las Vegas, NV - Richard (Rich) Alan Larson, 65, passed away on October 14, 2016.

Richard was born in Iowa City, IA to LeRoy and Jorene Larson, who preceded him in death.

He graduated from Aberdeen Central HS in Aberdeen, SD and Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD. He taught elementary school on the Cheyenne River Reservation in SD, before moving to Las Vegas, NV.

Richard retired after 26 years of teaching at Tobler Elementary School in Las Vegas, NV. While at Tobler, he enjoyed coaching elementary basketball and football. He was an active member in the Southern Nevada Retired Teachers and Clark County Retired Teachers Association. He was an avid fan of the Oakland A's and UNLV "Running Rebels."

He enjoyed music, traveling and being with his wife, family and friends.

Richard is survived by his wife, Rita; brother, Jerry Larson (Cheryl); sister, Linda LoBue (Don); stepson, Doug Fenik (Sarah); grandchildren, Martha and Miles Fenik; an aunt, Ruth Webb and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be held in the Chapel at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 909 W. 33rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11:00am. Memorial contributions can be made to the .
Published in The Argus Leader from Nov. 6 to Nov. 11, 2016
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