DeKALB – Stephen C. "Wally" Larson, 59, of DeKalb, Ill., died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb. |
Born Sept. 22, 1953, in Britt, Iowa, the son of Wallace and Beverly (Potter) Larson, he married Opal A. Franklin on Aug. 1, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Wally was employed by 3M as a supervisor, retiring after 31 years. He was a member of DeKalb Moose Club and the Moose Golf League, Sycamore Elks Club, and the Thursday Nite Golf League at River Heights.
He is survived by his wife, Opal; his three children, Dylan, Nicklys, and Anna Larson, all of DeKalb; three stepchildren, Marty Franklin of Wis., Shawn and Heather Franklin of DeKalb; his grandchildren, Delilah and Dayman, Nicole, Dylan, and Liberty Franklin, Zachary, Philip, and Christopher Le Roy; his mother, Beverly Larson of Forest City, Iowa; and his sister, Barb (Mark) Wilson of Battlefield, Miss.
He was preceded in death by his father; and sister, Kay Hanson.
A life celebration will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at the DeKalb Moose Club, 1231 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. Cremation has taken place at Anderson Funeral Home Crematory, DeKalb.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Stephen C. "Wally" Larson Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115.
For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022
Published in Daily Chronicle on Nov. 23, 2012