The following was published in the Odebolt Chronicle on Thursday,
August 19, 1982:
LUCILLE ANABEL LARSON
Lucille Anabel Larson was born on a farm north of Kiron, December
16, 1929, the daughter of Clifford and Ethel Turin Larson. She
was raised on the family farm and attended the local rural school
near their home. Early in her life, Lucille was baptized and joined
the Kiron Baptist Church. She attended the Kiron High School and
was graduated from there with the class of 1947. She furthered
her education at the Bethel College in St. Paul, MN for one year.
After college, Lucille returned to the farm at Kiron and was employed
as a clerk at the grocery store in Kiron. In 1962, she moved into
Kiron and continued working at the store until a few weeks ago
when her health would no longer permit her to do so.
Lucille died Friday morning, August 13, 1982, at the St. Vincent
Hospital in Sioux City. At the time of her death she had attained
the age of 52 years, 7 months, and 27 days.
During her life, Lucille was an active member of the Kiron Baptist
Church, having served as Sunday School secretary and treasurer
for many years. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary
in Kiron and an active member of the Denison Christian women's
Club, having served on the board of directors of that organization.
Lucille was preceded in death by her parents and one brother,
LeRoy Larson in infancy. She is survived by one sister, Elaine
Larson of Kiron; two brothers, Lewellyn Larson and John Wesley
Larson, both of rural Kiron; one niece, five nephews, and one
great niece. Also surviving are many other relatives and a host
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 16, 1982,
at the Kiron Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Clark and Rev.
Roger Anderson officiating. Comfort in music was provided by Bueal
and Gerald Hedstrom singing two duets with Mrs. Ferne Wilson as
organist. Casket bearers included Clayton Larson, Conwell Larson,
Chad Larson, Kenneth Peterson, Hanford Ecklund and Delmar Mauritz.
Burial was in the Kiron Cemetery at Kiron.
The Maxwell Funeral home in Denison was in charge of the arrangements.
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