Alfred J. Larson Funeral Held At Mona Lutheran
Alfred J. Larson
Funeral Held At
A lifelong Mona resident, Alfred J. Larson, 78, died from a lingering illness in Austin, Tuesday, July 28, and funeral services were held at Mona Lutheran church, Thursday, July 30 with the Rev. Stanley Klemesrud officiating. Interment was in the Grandview Memorial Gardens, Austin, Minnesota.
Alfred J. Larson, son of John and Martha (Samuelson) Larson, was born November 19, 1885 at Mona. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith in Mona by the Rev. J. Muller Eggen and also attended the Mona school.
On March 1, 1924 he was united in marriage to Irene Dock at the Lutheran parsonage by Rev. C.S. Vang. To this union two sons were born.
He was employed in the Lyle Culvert Co. in Lyle and also for the same Co. when they moved to Minneapolis for several years then returned to Mona and was employed for the Illinois Central Railroad until his retirement in 1952.
He suffered a stroke October 14, 1963 from which he never recovered. He had been a patient at Mitchell Memorial hospital in Osage and the Austin Retirement Home.
He is survived by his wife, one son, Idore of Austin; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Mina Nelson of Mona and Mrs. Newton Bigelow of Austin; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Joy William in 1952 and three brothers and two sisters.
Relatives attending from away were Dale Jahr, St. Paul; Mrs. Roger Samon, Mlps.; Mrs. Ronald Anderson, Marion, Iowa; Mrs. Loyal Moore, Garner; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Brunsvold, Northwood; Mrs. Effie Eastlee, Irvin Penn.; Rev. Odean Tieman & Mrs. Mabel Tieman, Trempealeau, Wis.; Mrs. Helga Bolinder, Engelwood, Calif.; and Orlando Grove, Preston, Minn.; the rest were from Albert Lea, Adams, Osage, Grafton, Mitchell and Carpenter.