Obit: Larson, Richard E. (1891 - 1965)


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Surnames: Larson, Schultz, Bennett, Schonehorn, Selch, Hanson


----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.)   01/06/1966


Larson, Richard E. (3 OCT 1891 - 27 DEC 1965)


Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, at the Free Methodist Church in Loyal for Richard E. Larson, 74, a resident of that community, who died Monday at Memorial Hospital in Neillsville.  The Rev. Paul Miller officiated and burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery.


Mr. Larson was born in Herman, Neb., Oct. 3, 1891, and was married in Moline, Ill. On Oct. 16, 1913 to Martha Schultz, who survives him.  Before moving to Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) in 1919, he was employed by the Rock Island Railroad at Silvis, Ill.


He harmed in Greenwood until 1935 and then moved to a farm a mile west of Loyal.  In 1958 the Larsons became residents of the city of Loyal.


Mr. Larson was a member of the Free Methodist Church and had served as clerk of the Christopherson School of Greenwood for 12 years.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Dennis of Loyal and Richard of Peoria, Ill.; three daughters, Mrs. Fred (Athalie) Bennett, Loyal; Miss Clarabelle Larson, Eau Claire; and Mrs. Earl (Judy Ann) Schonehorn?, Long Beach, Calif.; 10 grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Clarabelle Selch, St. Louis, Mo., and Mrs. Carl Hanson, Silvis, Ill.


Three brothers and four sisters preceded him in death.



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