Obit: Larsen, Knud (1848 - 1911)

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Surnames: LARSEN

----Source: WITHEE SENTINEL (Withee, Clark County, Wis.) 03/24/1911

Larsen, Knud (19 JAN 1848 - 16 MAR 1911)

Mr. Knud Larsen, on of Clark County, Wisconsin's pioneers, died Thursday, March 16, 1911 of Bright's Disease, aged 63 years.

Mr. Larsen came to this country about 28 years ago and bought land and made for himself and family a comfortable home about 6 1/2 miles southwest of Withee, Clark County, Wis., where he lived at the time of his death.

The deceased was a man of good character, honorable and upright in all his dealing. He was chairman of the town of Longwood for a number of years, which office he held at the time of his death.

Mr. Larsen is survived by a wife and five children to mourn his death.

The funeral was held Sunday afternoon, a short prayer at the home, and from there the body was taken to the Danish church, where a large number of friends and neighbors gathered to pay their last tribute to their departed friend.

Services were conducted by Rev. Cook of Owen and Rev. Jensen of Withee, interment in the Danish Cemetery.



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