Obit: Larson, Kenneth William #2 (1924 - 2018)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Larson, Wernberg. Bush, Grams, Shields, Brager, Erickson, Lindgren, Schnabel, Hilgendorf

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/06/2018

Larson, Kenneth William (25 September 1924 – 13 May 2018)

Kenneth William Larson, 93, of Alma Center, died Sunday, May 13, 2018 at his home, in the care of his family and Black River Memorial Hospice.

Kenneth was born September 25, 1924, in Garden Valley Township, Jackson County, to William “Willie” and Rose (Wernberg) Larson. He graduated from Alma Center High School in 1944.

He married Wava Jeanette Bush of Neillsville on May 26, 1948.

In 1955, Kenneth went to work for Nelson Muffler Corporation in Black River Falls. In 2009, at the age of 84, Kenny retired from Cummins, formerly Nelson Muffler Corporation after more than 53 years.

Kenneth is survived by his wife Wava, to whom he was married for almost 70 years; children: Dennis Larson and wife Carol of Lake Elmo, MN, Sherry Grams and husband Rocky of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sheila Shields and husband Ric of Tulsa, OK, Shannon Brager and husband Tim of Janesville, Craig Larson and wife Courtney of Colorado Springs, CO; sisters-in-laws: Marlene, widow of Reuben Larson, Mona, widow of Merlin Larson, and Shelby, widow of Virgil Larson. He is further survived by sisters-in-law, Hilda Bush, Barbara Bush, Wanda Erickson, Lola Lindgren and LaVon Schnabel; brother-in-law Charles and wife Dorann Bush; thirteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Rose; brothers, Vernon, Reuben, Merlin and Virgil; sister-in-law, Viola, wife of Vernon; brothers-in-law: Darrell Bush, Dale Bush, Jerry Lindgren, Gilbert Erickson and Delbert Schnabel.

Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Alma Center Assembly of God Church in Alma Center. Pastor Gary Hilgendorf will be officiating. Private burial was made in East Lawn Cemetery in Alma Center. A luncheon was served in the church basement following the service.

Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, Hixton, is assisting the family. 



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