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March 26, 2014
|Burdett Leo Larson|
WESTBROOK, Minnesota (STPNS) -- Burdett Leo Larson
Funeral Services for Burdett Leo Larson were held Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Storden Baptist Church with Pastor David Johnson officiating. Burial was in the Storden Baptist Cemetery in rural Storden.
Burdett, 89, of Westbrook, formerly of Storden, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society, Westbrook.
Burdett Leo Larson, son of Aage and Mary (Nelson) Larson was born on November 19, 1924 in Storden, MN. Burdett received his education at the Double Lakes District School. He remained at home and helped his Dad farm.
In June of 1946, Burdett was united in marriage to Florence Erickson. They lived on the south shore of Double Lakes where Burdett farmed. After several years, they moved to Storden where Burdett worked in various agricultural- related fields. They later lived south of Storden, in Jeffers and Westbrook. In December of 2010, Burdett and Florence became residents of the Good Samaritan Society-Westbrook.
Burdett was a member of the Storden Baptist Church where he mowed the church lawn and cemetery and was an usher. In his younger years, he did some building on their home in Storden and other carpentry work. He enjoyed gardening, crafts and games and most of all loved spending time with his family. He loved to haul his kids and grandchildren in the trailer behind the lawn mower.
Survivors include daughters, Ruth (Earl) Mostoller, Interlachen, FL; Becky (Merle) Bailey, Lincoln, NE; seven grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Ruth (Stanley) Madson of Westbrook; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Florence Larson, January 17, 2011; three grandsons, Jeremy Bailey, Steven Parsons, and Jerry Hernandez; an infant great-granddaughter; one sister, Ione Larson; one brother, Lloyd (Margie) Larson; two nephews, Rick and Jim Larson; one sister-in-law, Hazel (Grover) Busk; and one brother-in-law, Raymond (Mary) Erickson.
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