PIQUA - Raymond N. Larson, 78, of Piqua, died at 7:09 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013, at his residence.
He was born July 23, 1934, in Chicago, Ill. to Norman and Florence (Hanson) Breitzke, who preceded him in death along with his stepfather W. C. Larson. He married Nancy R. Loffer on May 28, 1981, in Troy, and she preceded him in death Sept. 21, 2004.
Survivors include two daughters, Deborah J. Wiegman of Sidney, Victoria L. (Thomas) Banks of Tipp City; two grandsons, Nathan and Logan Banks; two brothers, Gerald Larson of San Jose, California, Larry Larson of Morton Grove, Ill.; and his feline companion, T. J. Norman Larson.
Mr. Larson attended Roosevelt University and Northwestern University and enjoyed a career as an International Representative of Graphic Communications International of Washington DC before retiring in 1999. He was a United States Army veteran.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home.
A private service to honor his life will be conducted at a later date in Forest Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Havey officiating and full military honors provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines, 1710 Ridge Road, Pottstown, PA 19465.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.