Forest Bybee Larsen

Forest Bybee Larsen

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Death 2 May 2007 (aged 83)
Burial Lewiston, Cache County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 20027974 · View Source
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Larsen, Forrest Bybee

Forrest Bybee Larsen, 83, of Boise, ID, and formerly of Lewiston, UT, died Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at Mercy Medical Center in Nampa, ID. He was born May 30, 1923 in Lewiston, UT to Frederick James Larsen and Mary Jane Bybee Larsen. He attended school at North Cache in Richmond, UT. For a short time following high school, he worked with his father on the family homestead. He later served with the Merchant Marines in Alaska. In Sept. of 1946, he married Mary Lou Maughan. They later divorced. In 1951, he moved to Boise where he worked for Garrett Freight Lines and was self-employed in the transportation industry. He eventually began working for the Boise Cascade Corporation in the transportation department and in about 1986 he retired from there.

His true love was farming and while working full time he continued to be involved with small farming operations in the Boise valley.

Following retirement, he spent winters in Laughlin, NV and summers in Idaho.

He enjoyed walking, running, riding his bike, boating, traveling in his R.V. and being actively involved in the lives of his children and grandchildren.

Forrest was an honest and loving man, full of integrity and will be sorely missed by his many friends and family.

He is survived by the following: son, Kelly (Mac) Larsen of Idaho Falls; son, Keith Larsen of Las Vegas, NV.; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Paul Bybee Larsen of Hyde Park, UT.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Richard "Dick" Larsen; a sister, Ruth Jenkins; and a grandson, K. J. Larsen.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, May 7, 2007 at the Lewiston Cemetery in Lewiston, UT.

The family will receive friends from 9 -10 a.m., Monday, May 7, 2007 at Coltrin Mortuary, 2100 First Street in Idaho Falls.

Local arrangements are under the direction of Bell Funeral Home in Boise. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.coltrinmortuary.com.


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  • Created by: Shirley Bybee
  • Added: 22 Jun 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20027974
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Forest Bybee Larsen (30 May 1923–2 May 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 20027974, citing Lewiston City Cemetery, Lewiston, Cache County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Bybee (contributor 46787619) .