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Charles P. Larsen

Charles "Chuck" Larsen, 86, passed away on November 12th, 2014. He was born on November 16th, 1927 in Spirit Lake, Idaho to "Capt." Charley Larsen and Viola Quande.

Chuck grew up on the in Olympic Peninsula in the Poulsbo area. He graduated from North Kitsap High School in 1945. After High School Chuck joined the US Navy and served in WW11. He graduated from Central Washington State in Ellensburg earning his teaching certificate. His first teaching job was at White Center Heights Elementary School where he met his future wife Shirley Jane Hamer. During the early part of their marriage he attended Seattle University pursuing his Masters degree in Education. He taught in the Puget Sound area before the call of Farming took hold in the 1960's. He owned several farms in the Puget Sound region before moving his career in another direction. He found a home at Metro Transit in 1972. Chuck retired in 1994 as Supervisor after 22 years.

Chuck was married to Shirley in 1954. They were happily married for 40 years. After her passing he met Ruthie Jensen to whom he was married to for 20 more years. Chuck was an active member of the Danish Brotherhood, Metro Retirees, Fauntleroy Community Church, and WS YMCA.

Chuck is survived by his spouse Ruthie of Seattle, WA; His sons Craig (Nicole), Dean, Brad (Debbie), and Doug (Rose); His step-sons Robert, Paul, and Gordon; He was preceded in death by his 1st wife Shirley, his parents, and sister Dee.

A funeral service will be held at Fauntleroy Community Church on November 22nd, 2014 at 3:00pm. Please come and celebrate the life of this incredible man.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to either Kline Galland Home, or Fauntleroy Community Church. Condolences may be left on Charles "Chuck" Larsen online guest book at www.legacy.com.
Published in The Seattle Times on Nov. 16, 2014
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