Obit: Larson, Loren Robin (1982 - 1998)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Larson, Gibson, Sheffield, Greitzer

----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath

Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Laron, Loren Robin (15 Oct. 1982 - 25 Nov. 1998)

Loren Larson, age 16, of Lilburn, GA, died Wednesday, November 25, 1998. He is survived by parents, Robin and Susan Larson of Lilburn; sister, Chrisa Gibson of Lawrenceville; brothers, Ian Sheffield of Athens, Leif Larson of Lilburn; paternal grandparents, Larry and Irene Larson of Dahlonega; maternal grandmother, Agnes Greitzer of Erie, PA; niece, Kaylynn Gibson; nephews, Layne Gibson, Christopher Gibson, several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. Loren was a sophomore at Parkview High School and was employed at Duncan Doughnuts in Lilburn. He was a member of All Saints Lutheran Church. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 29, 1998 at 2:30 p.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church with Rev. Robert Steiter officiating. Interment: Gwinnett Memorial Park. Donations may be made to All Saints Lutheran Church. Horis A. Ward, Inc., Stone Mountain Chapel.

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Traffic Wrecks Leave Two Dead

A teenage and a 21 year old man were killed in separate metro area car accidents Wednesday and Thursday.

In Cobb County, Ryan Smith, 21, a Mableton died early Thursday after he lost control of his Chevrolet pickup while rounding a curve on Clay Road and crashed into two utility poles, Colby County police spokesman Robert Quigley said.

The accident occurred about 1 a.m. near the intersection with Flint Hill Road in Austell. Smith was driving too fast for the curve, Quigley said. The truck crossed into the opposite lane and spun sideways before striking the utility poles. The impact toppled one of the poles, and emergency crews had to remove it before extricating Smith from the pickup.

>>>> In a similar accident involving excessive speed, 16 year old Loren Robin Larson of Lilburn was killed after being ejected from his car in a crash on Rockbridge Road south of Gwinnett County.

The accident occurred at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday apparently near Ashley Drive, Gwinnett police spokeswoman Joy Horton said.

Larson’s 1990 Nissan 240SX left the pavement as he rounded a curve and struck a driveway culvert, causing the car to flip at least three times, Horton said. Larson was pronounced dead at the scene.



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