|Birth: ||Jan. 7, 1913|
|Death: ||Sep. 8, 2001|
Berwick - Lena Larson, 88, of rural Berwick, died at 6:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001, at Rosewood Care Center of Galesburg.
Born Jan. 7, 1913, in Industry to John and Amy Dugger Sorrells, she married Jesse F. Larson on Sept. 15, 1938, in Palmyra, Mo. He died Aug. 19, 1987.
She also was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.
Surviving are one son, Roger (and Beverly) of Roseville; one daughter, Linda (and Mike) Caruso of Peoria; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
After her eighth grade graduation she entertained at area fairs, festivals and theaters singing country western songs and playing the mandolin.
She was a lifetime member of the Illinois Sheriff's Association.
She was of the Methodist faith.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Abingdon Cemetery. The Rev. Todd Henderson will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel in Abingdon.
Memorials may be made to the Galesburg chapter of the American Red Cross.
- Peoria Journal Star, September 10, 2001, Page: B04
Jesse F. Larson (1903 - 1987)*
Created by: Margaret Whitehurst
Record added: Nov 21, 2009
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