DONALD "BUD" V. LARSONDonald "Bud" V. Larson, 78, of Moose Lake, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 in Mercy Hospital, Moose Lake.
Donald "Bud" V. Larson, 78, of Moose Lake, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 in Mercy Hospital, Moose Lake.
He was born May 17, 1934 in Mahtowa to Clarence and Ethel (Chell) Larson.
Donald was a graduate of UMD, earning a Bachelor Degree in Accounting. Donald was united in marriage to Janice Halverson on Sept. 10, 1960 in Mahtowa. Donald was an IRS Revenue Agent from 1962-1975 and Treasurer for Pittsburgh Pacific Mining Co. of Hibbing from 1975-1988. He then became Owner/President of Lerch Brothers of Hibbing from 1988-present.
Donald enjoyed golfing, vacationing in Branson, sporting events, cribbage/card games, board games, coaching and especially his grandkids. He was active throughout his life in the Rotary Club, United Way and was a former member of his church council as well as President and Treasurer. Donald was a member of Salem Lutheran Church of Mahtowa.
Donald is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Darwin Larson; one sister, Diane Johnson.
Donald is survived by his loving wife, Janice Larson of Moose Lake; one son, Scott Larson of Oakdale; two daughters, Cynthia (Thomas) Emanuel of Savage and Kristen (Ryan) O'Leary of Isanti; grandchildren, Tony, Tyler and Maddy Emanuel, Joshua, Benjamin and Luke O'Leary; one sister, Doris Ward of Mahtowa; one sister-in-law, Jean Larson of Roseville; numerous nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. in Hamlin-Hansen-Kosloski Funeral Home, Moose Lake and will continue Thursday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Service in Hope Lutheran Church, Moose Lake. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Moose Lake. To sign the guestbook online, go to: www.hhkfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are with Hamlin-Hansen-Kosloski Funeral Home, Moose Lake.