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Vern E. Larsen

January 24, 1937 — January 5, 2015

Vern Larsen, 77, died Monday, January 5, 2015 at his home. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, January 7 at Ward Funeral Home in Washington. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 8 at Morrowville Christian Church, Morrowville. Burial: Private Burial Vern was born at Pocatello, ID on January 24, 1937 at Marius and Verna (Rogers) Larsen. He was a high school graduate and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era, being honorably discharged July 8, 1962. He worked for Hutchinson-Mayrath in Clay Center as a machinist. Vern was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Shirley, in February 9, 1991; and grandson, Dustin Norgaard. Survivors are his children, Tony (Emily) Larson, Washington, Melissa (Rich) Murray, Barnes, Jeremy Larsen, Phoenix City, AL; step-children, Jerry Hartley, Wymore, NE, Bill (Gladys) Hartley, Virginia, NE, Rita Hartley Kerns, Lincoln, NE, Rick (Valerie) Hartley, Twin Falls, ID, Dennis (Bertha) Hartley, South Dakota, Kim Hartley, Wymore, NE; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Memorial Fund: Established to be designated by the family later. Contributions may be sent in care of Ward Funeral Home, Washington. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Vern E. Larsen, please visit our flower store.


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