Story County

Pvt. Darrel G. Larson




Darrel G. Larson was born October 3, 1925 in rural Roland, Iowa to Sherman and Velma (Doolittle) Larson. He graduated from Roland High School.

Darrel served in the US Army during World War II.

He married Charlotte Borwick in December 14, 1947. She died May 2, 1995. He married Dorothy Goodmanson Strum on February 14, 1998. She died March 2, 2013.

Darrel was a farmer and lived all of his life in the Roland area.

He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and watching tv.

Darrel passed away June 10, 2016 at Story County Medical Center in Nevada at the age of 90.

Darrel is survived by three sons, Roddy (Nancy) Larson of Sheridan, IL, Kim (Diane) Larson of Story City and Gregg Larson of Roland; eight grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and two sisters, Faye Anne (Jim) Donadio of Rochester, MN and Sherry (Loren) Tjernagel of rural Radcliffe.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two wives, Charlotte and Dorothy; a brother, Robert M. Larson and a sister, Virginia Egeland.

Memorials may be made to Salem Lutheran Church or Bliss Cancer Center.

Source: June 2016, Obituary & photo published by Adams & Soderstrum Family of Funeral Homes