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Obituaries

Obituaries

Neil Christian Larsen 1910 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Neil Christian Larsen, 96, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Mr. Larsen died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Burial will be at noon Saturday in Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Parsons.He was born Dec. 15, 1910, in Parsons, the son of George W. and Grace A. Slane Larsen. He lived in Lawrence since 1946.Mr. Larsen served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked for the University of Kansas Printing Services for 25 years as a compositor. He was a member of First Christian Church, the Masonic Lodge in Parsons and had been active in Boy Scouts of America work.He married Ruth Sarah High on Sept. 30, 1944, in Parsons. She died March 7, 2005. Survivors include two sons, Stephen D., Shawnee, and Carl D., Topeka; a daughter, Brenda A. Larsen, Lawrence; and a sister Lucille B. Neil, Wichita.The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday before the services. The family suggests memorials to First Christian Church, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Larsen.