Lars O Larson dies

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Lars O Larson dies - MARCH 1, 1M4 Lars Olaf Larson, ve an 18 at LARS...
MARCH 1, 1M4 Lars Olaf Larson, ve an 18 at LARS LARSON Lars Olaf Larson, a resident of Rhinelander for mote than BO years and one of the city's oldest clti- zetts t died shortly a;fter 11 .o'clock Sunday morning In St. M&ryS Hospital. Hospital. - ' • , Mr. Larson was "94 years old. Death resulted from heart failure after an illness of two weeks. Born Sept. 17, 1859, In Sweden, Mr,. Larson came to the United States about 73 years ago. He first settled in Michigan where'he was emjployed as >a lumber sealer for 0 years. He came to Rhinelander n 1890 to work for logging camps lere and in 1892 he was married n Chicago. His wife died in 1931. •In 1898 Mr. Larson built a grocery grocery store on the site of what is now Bruckner's Grocery, 919 Maon Maon St. 'The store was destroyed in he great "north side fire" of 1905, )ut was rebuilt. Then in *1909 Mr. Carson purchased a farm on the 5 ine Lake Road. " Mr. Larson and his family of 10 'hildren resided \n Pine Lake for was #>av» (jutting f tie past at the Earl more than 30 years. For 25 of these years, he served as either school board clerk or towa CHlrK. , When he was 82 yeaVs old, Mr*. Larson fave~ up- In 1041. Silt he pulp &.ymt M$6f. dogen yei'«S, ht nad home of a daughter, Mrs. SnydeivftW N. SteVenast. Remained Active. Up until three yiterfc ago, MK Larson remained an active man. tie walked daily, selling such itemd as Vanilla, sugar, starches and Christmas cards ironi house to house, In his last 'yearsj^tr. Larson retained retained a kee,n memory, and h4, was a sbtSU'ce 6f 'fttttch inio>mation about the city's e&rli^t yeirS. fife re- meWbeted tohfcti, as a merdnant, he bought butter in tubs' aiid hay by the ctrioad. H£ sold his butter for nine and 10 .cents a i»Uhd. His hay was stored in a warehouse, located located on the site of the SOD Line icehouse. Mr. Larson always wfis proud of his record' as a potato grower, be* ing fl .plbneef in .tfiis c0&ii|y enter" prise. A progressive grower, He -often -often exhibited as many as : eight potato potato varieties at county fairs. Fune'nal services for Mr. Larson will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon in the" Immanuel Lutheran Lutheran ChUrdi, wi«l the 'R6V. E. A. Martell officiating. Interment will be in Forest Home Cemetery. • The body will be in state in the Earl Snyder home, where friends may call from Wednesday evening through Thursday evening. Grand- Sons will serve as .pallbearers for Mr. Larson. The Carlson 'Funeral Home is In charge of; arrangements. arrangements. ~ , Surviving are nine children, 13 grandchildren and nine: great- grandchildren. There are sik sons, Including Arthur, Elmer, Arvid, Clyde and Lester Larsori, Alt of Rhlnelander, and AJbln*Lafson of Ranger, Tex.. Another son, Melvm Larson, is deceased. , Tlifee daughters also survive. Mrs. Earl (Ruby) Snyder and Mrs. Agnes Verage (county register ^of deeds )> both of Rhinelander, and Miss Florence Larson. Robert Harper <S«ft New Post with Ripeo Hie Rhinelander PnpSjf C6. iotfoy annduhced the appointment of Rpbert Rpbert E. Harper as director of pur* a new posltiott, effective ' 7 j Hflrper has been assistant to the vicf-jt*esident ih bharge of operd* tlons. He is a member of the Board of Education here. • Don't Leave All i))e Blowing March... YOU BLOW IN TOO, PLlfc! J(o^ PIED PIPER '- .• <,; i.'>*•>,'' PROFIT THROUGH KNOWLEDGE NO. 5 IN SERIES MOST people don't read their .insurance policies, and we can't blame them; But we DO read .them

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 01 Mar 1954, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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