Daniel Larson


April 28, 1944 - March 5, 2008



Daniel Lee Larson was born April 28, 1944 in Sioux Falls, SD to George and Marie (Anderson) Larson.  He grew up on the family farm west of Mount Vernon and graduated from Augustana Academy High School in Canton, SD. 


             Dan retired from Weyerhauser based in Tacoma, WA in the financial computing support area for twenty-five years.  His passions included golf, skiing, fishing, motorcycles, friends, travel and sharing his life connecting to other people.


He is survived by his daughter, Kim Larson of Yelm, WA; two brothers: David Larson and wife, Lois of Camrose Alberta, Canada and Mark Larson and wife, Sydney of Arcata, CA; one sister, MaeLou Larson of Federal Way, WA; five nephews and nieces and two great-nephews and one great-niece.  He also had too many special people and good friends to list.


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To Be Announced


Saturday, March 15, 2008
3:00 PM
Celebration of Life Service
Northshore Golf Clubhouse - 3:00 PM
Tacoma, Washington


Graveside Services
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Saturday, June 7th, 2008 ~ 11:00 AM
Mount Vernon, South Dakota

Posted by Chris and Gary Nighswonger on March 13, 2008
Dan will be missed so very much. He was part of our lives nearly 28 years. I first met Dan at Weyerhaeuser where we both worked; and we soon became steadfast friends. My husband, Gary, and I are blessed with many wonderful memories of time spent with Dan -- fishing, bowling, hiking, water-skiing, music festivals, sports, and visiting with friends just to name a few. Dan had a great zest for life. He cherished his friendships, and was always ready to share conversation with new people he met. We often shared events in our lives, and it was no mistaking how important his family was to him, too.

Dan will remain in our hearts with love and affection always. God be with him, and give him peace.

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