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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Obituary: Marie Eleanor Larson

  • Marie Eleanor Larson, 94, of McPherson, passed away at 6 a.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at McPherson Hospital in McPherson in the presence of her family.


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  • Marie Eleanor Larson, 94, of McPherson, passed away at 6 a.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at McPherson Hospital in McPherson in the presence of her family.
    Marie was born in rural on June 12, 1918, in Marquette, the daughter of the late Arthur and Ellen (Olson) Sellberg.
    She attended the Wolf Creek Grade School, rural Marquette, graduated from Marquette High School, Marquette, and attended Emporia State Teachers College in Emporia, receiving her teaching certificate.
    She was a member of McPherson Church of Christ McPherson.
    Marie taught for five years at Mt. Zion School, McPherson County. She was a cook for USD 418, McPherson, and Bethany Home, Lindsborg.
    She was a member of the Buzzing Bee Club for more than 65 years.
    She married Victor Emanuel Larson on April 25, 1942, at Elim Lutheran Church, rural Marquette. Victor died on Oct. 18, 2004.
    Survivors include her daughter, LaVonna and husband, Gary Peterson, of rural McPherson; two sons Jerry and wife, Diane  Larson and Mark and wife, Diana Larson, all of rural McPherson; daughter-in-law, Paula Larson, widow of Darwin Larson, of Arkansas; one sister, Rosalie Borg; and one brother, Robert Sellberg; 10 grandchildren and spouses, Brad and Rose, Vicki and Jeff, Gara and Joe, Gunner and Jennifer, Seth, Callie and Andy, Erin, Krista and Jason, and Chad; 20 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor, and a son, Darwin Arthur Larson, two sisters, Adeline Schafer and Grace George; and one brother, LeRoy Sellberg
    Friends are invited to call  from 4  to 7 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2012, with family present from 5 p.m. to 7 at Glidden-Ediger Chapel, McPherson. The memorial service will be conducted  at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012, the McPherson Church of Christ, McPherson, with Minister Gary Witcher officiating.
    Graveside services will precede the memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012, at New Gottland Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural McPherson.
    Memorial contributions may be given to Church of Christ McPherson  or Hospice Care of Kansas, both of McPherson, and in care of Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, KS 67460.
     

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