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Eloise "Pinky" Larsen Obituary
Larsen, Eloise "Pinky"

Eloise "Pinky" Larsen, age 91, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Arborview Court, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Funeral Services are 11:00 AM Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Wisconsin Rapids United Methodist Church. Rev. Joshua Pegram will officiate. Visitation will be at the United Methodist Church on Saturday from 9:00-11:00 AM. Entombment in the Forest Hill Mausoleum. Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI is assisting the family.

Eloise was born June 3, 1926 in Kingsford, MI to Charles and Mary (Taftezon) Eyers. She married A. David Larsen on September 10, 1949 in Iron Mountain, MI. He preceded her in death on July 14, 1997. Eloise was the head cook for Mead Elementary School for 17 years retiring in 1984.

Eloise was a member of the Newcomers, Mead School PTA, the Tri-City Bridge Club and the Lowell Center Bridge Club. She enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers, the Milwaukee Brewers and the Wisconsin Badgers, attending her grandchildren's sporting events but most of all, Eloise loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Eloise is survived by four children, Larry (Janice) Larsen of Washoe Valley, NV, Robert (Kay) Larsen of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Susan (Steven) Dallman of Wisconsin Rapids, WI and Sally (Timothy) Sullivan of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; six grandchildren, Laura (Todd) Clary, David (Kelly Joyce) Dallman, Kyle (Jamie Kaetterhenry) Dallman, Amy Sullivan, Ryan Sullivan and Abby Larsen; and 8 great grandchildren, Kaelyn, Zoe, Faith, Jace, Kadie, Kaelyn, Nora and Maggie Mae.

Eloise was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David; two sisters, LaVerne (Bob) Mongrain and Ila (Louis) DeWinter; three brothers, Cal (Joyce) Eyers, Don (Pat) Eyers and Ken (Doris) Eyers; in-laws, Art and Amy Larsen; sister-in-law, June (Bill) Wales and brother-in-law, Bob (Sally) Larsen.

Eloise's family would like to thank Heartland Hospice, Arborview Court, Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Dr. Thomas Ho and his staff for the loving, compassionate care given to their Mother.

"Pinky was always so friendly and outgoing and people always commented on what a nice person she was."
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Nov. 2, 2017
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