David Larson, 75, of rural Albert Lea

Published 12:00 am Monday, March 6, 2006

Funeral services for R. David Larson, age 75, of rural Albert Lea, will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at 11 a.m. at Concordia Bear Lake Lutheran Church, rural Albert Lea. Pastor Gary Hanson will officiate. Burial will be at Bear Lake Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Freeborn County Servicemen’s Organization. Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the services at the church. David died on Saturday, March 4, 2006, at the Albert Lea Medical Center.

David

was born on Dec. 11, 1930, in Canisteo township, Dodge County, the son of Edward and Caroline (Seversen) Larson. He attended the Rockne Country School in Dodge county. David served his country in the Korean Conflict in the US Army. After his discharge he returned to Dodge county where he and his brother Gordon ran the family farm. On April 17, 1960, David was united in marriage to Raymona L. White at the Concordia Bear Lake Lutheran Church. David has lived and farmed at his home for the past 46 years. His wife, children, grandchildren and his cattle were his life. His dog, Barney was a true companion. David was a member of Concordia Bear Lake Lutheran Church.

David is survived by his wife, Raymona, children; Mark and wife Mary and their children, Braden and Brock and Tara and her son Austin, Jon and wife Ann and their child, Tyler, Linda and her children, Chase, Bridget and Lydia, Lori Feuerhelm and her husband Nathan. Son-in-law, Al Cowles and his children, Victoria, Christina and Alexa. Brothers, Levern and wife Wava Larson, Curtis and Sterling Larson, sisters-in-law, Marion and Dorothy, and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Richard and Donna White.

David was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Carolyn, sister and brother-in-law Alice and Leverne Hanson, brothers Gordon and Stuart, and sisters-in-law Marlys and Phyllis Larson.

David devoted his life to his family and his farm. He took great pride in and received joy from working with his family in raising and showing his herd of registered Holstein cattle. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, children, grandchildren, family and friends.