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Blanche I. Larson

April 6, 1926 January 11, 2019
Blanche I. Larson
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Obituary for Blanche I. Larson

Blanche I. Larson, age 92, of Plover, died January 11, 2019 at home while surrounded by her loving family.

Blanche was born on April 6, 1926 to the late Arthur Joseph & Anna (Lindquist) Clark in Ashland, WI. She grew up there attended the local Ashland schools and graduated from Ashland High School in 1945.

She married William L. Larson on March 8th 1947 at Nidaros Lutheran Church in Ashland WI. They were married for 64 years when William Passed. He preceded her in death on May 2, 2011.

Blanche started work in 1944 at the Ashland General Hospital. In 1945 worked as an Telephone operator for Wisconsin Bell Co until the family moved to Superior Wisconsin in 1957. In 1964 they moved to Minneapolis Minnesota and worked for the Soo Line Railroad on their switchboard operator and for Northrup King Seed company as an operator. In 1971 they moved to Plover Wisconsin to continue raising their family where she worked for Wisconsin Bell and Sentry Insurance where she retired in 1985.

Blanche is known for her Quick-wit and sense of humor and her love of small children and Playing cards by the Clark Rules. Family was extremely important to her. In her free time, she enjoyed bowling, knitting hats and mittens, camping, and attending the Golden Sands Senior Center and loved visiting with her nieces and nephews. She was a founding member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary since 1954 and a past President of the VFW Post 10262 Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children, Evelyn (Chuck) Landeau of Plover, Peter (Beatrice) of Hollywood, FL, Cindy (Ron) Johnson of Dassel, MN, Donna Vande Zande (Richard) of Stevens Point, Kevin of Plover, William (Christine) of Lacey, WA, and Jeanne (Eric) Okeson of Andover, MN; She is further survived by grandchildren, Angela, Nathan, Jeremy, Lara, Sarah, Jason, Lyndsay, Chelsea, Brian, Sam, and Alyssa and 12 Great Grand Children.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur & Anna Clark; husband, William Larson; and sons, Gerald and Roger Larson, and Grand Daughter Megan Vande Zande and siblings 6 Brothers and 3 Sisters.

A Funeral Service will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Plover, WI. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 12 Noon until the time of the service at the church. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Luncheon will be served following internment at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Plover WI.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

19

Jan

12:00 PM 1/19/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 1/19/2019 1:00:00 PM
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

2000 Roosevelt Drive
Plover, WI 54467

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
2000 Roosevelt Drive Plover 54467 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

19

Jan

1:00 PM 1/19/2019 1:00:00 PM - 1:45 PM 1/19/2019 1:45:00 PM
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

2000 Roosevelt Drive
Plover, WI 54467

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
2000 Roosevelt Drive Plover 54467 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

64th St. North
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

64th St. North Wisconsin Rapids 54494 WI
United States
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