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In Memory of Glenn Larson

Visitation

Friday, August 27th from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St. in Hudson AND one hour prior to Mass at church on Saturday.

Funeral Services

Mass of Christian Burial:11:30 AM on Saturday, August 28th at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1500 Vine Street in Hudson

Glenn Lyle Larson, age 83, of Hudson, died peacefully on Monday afternoon, August 23, 2010 at Hudson Hospital.

He was born the son of George and Kathleen (Richmond) Larson on November 28, 1926 in St. Paul. Glenn honorably served in the US Navy for four years; he was stationed in the South Pacific on the USS Crenshaw and the USS Los Angeles. He was incredibly patriotic and had been very active with Hudson VFW Post 2116.

On October 21, 1948 Glenn was united in marriage to Evelyn M. Richie at St. Patrick’s Rectory in Hudson. They were blessed with three children: Suzanne, Craig and Jill. As a teenager, he began working for Northern Pacific Railroad. After 41 years, in 1984, Glenn retired as a material manager from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. He was one of the first police officers in North Hudson and his favorite pastime was playing golf.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Kathleen Larson; brother, Richard Larson; and parents-in-law, Rose and Dominic Richie.

Glenn is survived by his wife of 61 years, Evie; three children: Suzanne Larson of Somerset WI, Craig (Maggie) Larson of Blaine MN, Jill (Jeff) Bauer of Roberts WI; four grandchildren & three great-grandchildren: Lee (Tracey) Gilbertson Jr. & their children Marcus & Mercedes, Matthew Gilbertson, Alicia (Tim) Kunze & their son Tommy, and Paul Larson; sister, Bettie Meyer of St. Paul; extended family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 AM on Saturday, August 28th at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1500 Vine Street in Hudson. His grandchildren will serve as casketbearers. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery with military honors provided by the Hudson VFW and American Legion. Visitations will be one hour prior to Mass at church and on Friday, August 27th from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St. in Hudson, 715-386-3725.

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