Gene Larson Obituary

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Gene Larry Larson

June 3, 1953 - January 4, 2012
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Gene L. Larson, age 58, of Spooner, died on January 4, 2012 at St. Mary's in Duluth, MN after a courageous battle with Leukemia. Gene was born June 3, 1953 in Fargo, ND. He was the only child of Clifford and Josephine Larson. After moving from Madison in 1963 Gene attended school in Spooner and graduated in 1971. Gene went on to vocational school in Eau Claire where he earned a degree in Diesel Mechanics. In 1975 Gene married Janet (Wetzel) and they decided to make their permanent home in Spooner and raise a family together. Gene worked for many years as a propane delivery and service man in the Spooner area enjoying his work and...
Gene L. Larson, age 58, of Spooner, died on January 4, 2012 at St. Mary's in Duluth, MN after a courageous battle with Leukemia.

Gene was born June 3, 1953 in Fargo, ND. He was the only child of Clifford and Josephine Larson. After moving from Madison in 1963 Gene attended school in Spooner and graduated in 1971. Gene went on to vocational school in Eau Claire where he earned a degree in Diesel Mechanics. In 1975 Gene married Janet (Wetzel) and they decided to make their permanent home in Spooner and raise a family together. Gene worked for many years as a propane delivery and service man in the Spooner area enjoying his work and making many friends.

Gene was an active member of the Railroad Memories Museum Board, served as a chairman for the Casey Township for many years, and was active with the Spooner Girls Sports Boosters. Gene enjoyed traveling, hunting, camping, having coffee with friends, volunteering for the community, NASCAR and dirt track racing, but most importantly taking care of his family and playing with his grandson, which he never stopped doing. He loved his family and friends.

He was an adored husband, father, grandfather, and friend who will be greatly missed. Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Josephine Larson; an unborn grandchild, and many aunts and uncles. Gene is survived by his loving wife, Janet; daughters Sarah (Darin) Baier and Joanna (Cory) May; grandson Rylan Gene Baier, best friend Steve "Bud" Robbins and nieces and nephews.

Gene will be remembered for his endless spirit, love of family and tremendous kindness.

Honorary pall bearers- Steve "Bud" Robbins, Larry Lawrence, Bryan Westlund, Merlin Ricter, David Jahr, Jerome Kapaun, and Maynard Schmidt. Memorials may be directed to the family of Gene Larson and will be distributed to local organizations.

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