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Joseph Larson

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Joseph Larson Obituary
JOSEPH WILLIAM 'BILL' LARSON, 93 ROCKFORD - Joseph William "Bill" Larson, 93, of Rockford, died at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in Fairhaven Christian Retirement Home. Born Dec. 30, 1919, in Rockford, son of Joseph and Hilda (Bellman) Larson. He was a graduate of Medford High School in Medford, WI, class of 1938. He married Viola M. Pearson Aug. 21, 1943. She predeceased him Jan. 31, 2011. Bill worked at Amerock Corporation for 45 years as a tool and die maker. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church where he served as deacon, usher, and several other roles. Bill and Vi enjoyed many memories of the trips and events they helped plan with the Golden Agers Sunday School Class at TBC. Survived by his children, Steven (Barbara) Larson of Cadiz, KY, Pamela (Ted) Lumsden of Rockton, and JoAnn (Scott) Markuson of Loves Park; grandchildren, Michael (Anne Cammack) Larson, Jennifer (Jason) Gorlewski, Kassy Lumsden, Jason (April) Lumsden, Elin Anderson, and Sonja (John) Hahn; great-grandchildren, Nelles Larson and Henry Cammack, Theodore and Evelyn Lumsden, Trevor and Charlie Hahn, and Graham Gorlewski; brother, Nels (Shirley) Larson of Wisconsin; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister, Kathryn Krohn. Special thanks to staff and caregivers in the Cove and Health Center at Fairhaven for their kind and loving care given during his years of residence. Memorial Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center Chapel, 3470 N. Alpine Rd. Memorials may be made to Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd. To share a memory or condolence visit olsonfh.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2013
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