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Margie Larson

January 19, 1915 — April 3, 2009

Margie was born January 19, 1915, at Norcross, MN, the daughter of Albert and Emma (Amundson) Richards. She attended the rural Corndale School in Gordon Township, graduating from Herman High School in 1933.

On April 24, 1938, she married Herbert Larson. They farmed near Wendell until retiring in 1970 when they moved to Elbow Lake. Herbert and Margie attended Grace Evangelical Free Church where they were both members. In 1998, Margie moved to Fergus Falls. Margie was involved with Ladies Aid, North Ottawa Homemakers, 4-H, hosting visiting missionaries and serving where needed. She enjoyed being a homemaker and loved gardening, sewing, baking and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family gatherings for holidays, birthdays, etc. were always highlights of her life. Survivors include two daughters, Phyllis (Paul) Aasness of Fergus Falls and Louise (Breck) Dilly of Manhattan, KS; seven grandchildren, Perry (Kim) Aasness, Pearl Aasness (Jon) Ferrin, Peter (Katie) Aasness, Peggy Aasness (Brian) Skon, Kirk Dilly, Neysa Dilly and Jonathan Dilly; nine great-grandchildren, Grace and Ava Aasness, Curtis and Luke Ferrin, Connor and Megan Aasness, Cameron, Brennan and Alison Skon; one sister, Edith Jergenson of California; three sisters-in-law, Florence Richards of Valley City, ND, Olive Larson and Mildred Richards both of Fergus Falls. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert in 1984 and son, Curtis in 1966 while serving with the Peace Corps in Ecuador, South America; sisters, Ruth Richards, Pearl Grebil of Idaho, Myrtle Feireisen of Granite Falls, WA; brothers, Clifford Richards of Valley City, ND, Ray Richards and James Richards both of Norcross.

Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church

Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 7th at Grace Free Evangelical Church in Elbow Lake

Clergy: Pastor Don Trulson

Burial: Lakeside Cemetery, Herman

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