Ella Larson (96) passed away January 21, 2014 after a short illness. Ella was born January 20, 1918 in Bryant, Washington to Andrew and Inga Anderson and spent her childhood years in the Bryant area. She attended school in Arlington. In 1938, she was married to Maynard Larson of Stanwood, WA; they were together 59 years until his death in early 1998. Ella worked with her husband over the years operating gas stations in Stanwood until retiring in 1978. Ella was a long time member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Stanwood and the Sons and Daughters of Norway Fritjov #17, Stanwood. Ella is survived by sons Wayne, of Stanwood and Dale of Coral Gable, Florida; three grandchildren, Mark of New York, and Sara and Joseph of Coral Gables, Florida; and one great grandchild, Giovanni of Coral Gables. She is also survived by a sister, Ruth Johns of Redmond, WA ; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Ella was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Helga and Gladys; brother, Semon; and an infant daughter, Rebecca. One of her joys was playing the "slots" in Reno, NV and later closer to Stanwood. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 31, 2014 at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Stanwood. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Stanwood, Josephine Sunset Home, Stanwood, or a
. Arrangements under direction of Gilbertson Funeral Home, Stanwood, WA.
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Published in The Herald (Everett) on Jan. 28, 2014