Eugene LeRoy Larson


May 14, 2011 - May 29, 2011


Eugene LeRoy Larson was born May 14, 1939, at Letcher, SD, to LeRoy and Leona (Thompson) Larson. He was baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon and graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1957. He attended Southern State College in Springfield. He served in the US Air Force from 1959 until 1963. On March 6, 1964, he married Sharon Willman at Mount Vernon. He moved to Mitchell, and was employed at Montgomery Wards and was the assistant manager at the Goodyear Store. He was employed at Toshiba until he was forced to retire due to ill health.

He is survived by four children: Brian Larson of Rapid City, SD, Kevin Larson and wife, Tamara of Gillette, WY, Travis Larson of Mitchell, SD and Stacy Larson of Sioux Falls, SD; nine grandchildren: Tyler Larson and wife, April, Tara Larson, Kayla, Katie and Samantha Larson and Sonny Larson, Amber Lugo and husband, Jose, Arin Riggs and husband, Jason and Brandy Torres and husband, Joe; eleven great-grandchildren; four brothers and sisters: Betty Fortier and husband, Milt of Mitchell, SD, Linda Weins and husband, John of Brighton, CO, Steve Larson and wife, Shirley of Rapid City, SD, Larry Larson and wife, Lela of Custer, SD and his best buddy, Sparky. He was preceded in death by his parents.


Thursday, June 2, 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel]
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Friday, June 3, 2011
10:30 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Rose Andersen on June 18, 2011
Larson family: My sincere sympathy; thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Posted by Robyn Weber, RN on June 7, 2011
I knew Gene only briefly through our phone conversations, though each time we spoke it was evident what a kind, generous, and caring man he was. My sympathies are with you all.
Posted by Peggy Hiller on June 6, 2011
Sonny; and Family ; I am so sorry to hear of your loss of Gene. I know he held a very special place in your life and heart! Big hugs for all of you! Your in my thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Nicole Cooper on June 2, 2011
The Larsons.. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I know you all know how lucky you are to of had a father,grandfather special as Gene. I am truely blessed to of been a part of his life.
Posted by Heidi Geppert on June 1, 2011
Larson Family- You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We will miss Gene coming out and yelling at us (Not just Tara) to hustle up. :) Miller Lite Women's Softball Team
Posted by Carl and Irene Hall on May 31, 2011
Our hearts go out to all the family & friends of Gene. We send our Thoughts, Prayers & Hugs your way. God Bless.
Posted by Perry & Susan McGinnis on May 31, 2011
Sharon, sorry to hear of Gene's passing. Our thoughts and prayers and with you.
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