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Lewis R. Larson
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Lewis R. Larson, 98, of Galesburg, died at 6:15 p.m. Monday, January 16, 2017 in Rosewood Care Center, Galesburg.

He was born March 18, 1918 in a farm house in western Nebraska to Herbert C. and Nellie E. (Nelson) Larson. He graduated from Knoxville High School and married Dorothy Coulter on January 15, 1943 in Galesburg. He then went off to the war with the Army Air Corp and was involved in the Burma Hump operation. After the war he farmed in the Alexis area for 45 years.

Lewis is survived by one son, Russell of Galesburg. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Dorothy, on March 4, 1999; his parents; one brother Phillip; and four sisters, Faye Jones, Idella Maranville, Joan Gabriel, and Betty Van Winkle.

Cremation rites will be accorded and no services are planned. Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg.


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