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Obituaries

Obituaries

Lars S. Larson II 1937 - 2006 Atchison

Atchison - Services for Lars S. Larson II, 69, Atchison, will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Atchison. Burial will be at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Atchison.Mr. Larson died Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, at his home.He was born on Aug. 3, 1937, in Horton, the son of Lars S. and Leona M. Harrison Larson. He moved to Atchison in 1947 and graduated from Atchison High School in 1956.Mr. Larson was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving from 1956 to 1962. He worked for the former LFM Steel Foundry, currently Atchison Casting Corp., where he retired in 1999 as a process engineer.He was a member of Fleming-Jackson-Seever Post No. 6 of the American Legion in Atchison and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where he had served on the stewardship committee and as an usher. He also was a member of pastor's Bible class.He married Donna Marie Blair on June 16, 1979, in Atchison. She died Jan. 14, 2003.Survivors include a son, Lars S. III, Lawrence; a brother, John T. Larson, Baxter Springs; and a sister, Amy Zeiner, Spring, Texas.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison. The family suggests memorials to the Trinity Lutheran School Endowment or Trinity Lutheran Church Endowment. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.beckerdyer.com">www.beckerdyer.com</a>.