|Birth: ||Jan. 4, 1920|
|Death: ||May 20, 2005|
Betty I. Larson, 85, of Newark, died Friday, May 20, 2005 at her home. She was born January 4, 1920 in Iowa to Ralph B. and Ora Roxanne (Morris) Irving.
Betty married Theodore H. Larson December 24, 1939. Theodore died September 12, 1987. She attended Northern Illinois University and had taught elementary school in the Millbrook and Newark Grade School Districts for 26 years. She was a member of the Newark Lutheran Church and the Friends of the Charles B. Phillips Library.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ann (Prof. John) McDonald of Stanford, CA; her son, Terry (Nancy) Larson of Newark; two granddaughters, Liz (Dr. Roger) Shinnerl of Cherokee, IA, Kristen (Eric) Flanders of Aurora; six great-grandchildren, Alexander Shinnerl. Andy Shinnerl. Abby Shinnerl, Matthew Flanders, Tyler Flanders, and Katie Flanders.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore H. Larson and her sister, Virginia Doran Stengel.
Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM, Wednesday, May 25th at the Newark Lutheran Church, with Pastor Charles Sampson, officiating. The organist will be Carol Swenson and the soloist, Duane Christian. Burial will be at the Millington-Newark Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 PM Tuesday at the Gabel-Dunn Funeral Home, Ltd., 102 S. Johnson St., Newark, IL 60541-023, (815) 695-5131.
Pallbearers will be Dr. Roger Shinnerl, Eric Flanders, Bill Lawrence, Lowell Mathre. Jim Iverson, and Floyd Dierzen.
Memorials may be directed to the Newark Lutheran Church or the Friends of the Charles B, Phillips Library.
Millington Newark Cemetery
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: May 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11011863