Larry Mikkelson, 63

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Larry Dean Mikkelson, 63, of Austin, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009, at his residence in Austin.
He was born June 21, 1946, in Austin to Muriel and Lucy (Baglo) Mikkelson.
Larry graduated from Austin High School and was self employed doing garage door installation and roofing. He was married to Lois Fann Plotts on April 30, 1997, at Las Vegas, Nev. He was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles Clubs.
Larry enjoyed spending time with family and friends. An avid outdoors man he liked camping, tending the campfire, fishing and golfing. He also enjoyed trips to the casino and loved playing Texas Holdum. His birthday being June 21, the traditional longest day and first day of summer, he would make his birthday last the entire month of June. He liked polka music and was especially fond of giving everyone as much “grief” as he could find.
He was preceded in death by his father, Muriel Mikkelson; stepfather, Earl Allen; brothers: Don, Roger and Lyle Mikkelson; in-laws: Art and Serene Fann; friends: Sharyl Ann Nelson and Ken Brech.
A time of remembrance will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Austin Post 91 American Legion Clubrooms 809 12th St. SW, Austin. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Oakland/Trondhjem Lutheran Cemetery.
Clasen-Jordan Mortuary assisting the family with arrangements.
Larry is survived by his former wife and caregiver, Lois Mikkelson, Austin; son, Larry B. Mikkelson, Austin; daughter, LaRinda Mikkelson, Purdy, Mo.; step children: Barb and Aaron Hann, Austin, Sue and Joe Meineke, Austin, Mike and Missy Plotts, Bemidji; a “Boatload” (17) of grandchildren; mother, Lucy Allen, Austin; sister, Joyce and Wayne Heard, Austin; step brothers and sisters: Gary, Roger, Sandy, Marty, Sherry, Danny, Becky, Ron and Linda.

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