Willie Adolph Larson

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Willie Larson8/14/1967
William Adolph Larson was born in Moulton, Iowa Sept. 18, 1910. He died at his home Aug. 14. 1967 at the age of 56.

He was the son of Adolph Larson and Mary
Jane Isaacson Larson. He graduated from the Knoxville High School where he excelled
in the Major Sports. He was awarded the coveted "Black K" for participating in four
sports in four years.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Further schooling
in Lincoln Aviation Technical School and Curtis Wright School completed his technical
trade. He was a mechanic in the U. S. Army during World War II.

He is survived by
four children: Mrs. Michael (Mary Luanna) Thornberg of Dumont, Iowa; William Lee
U.S. Army; Michael Larson of Knoxville, Iowa and Mrs. Robert (Danna)
DeWitt of Middletown Ohio.

There are seven grandchildren. Also his Mother and Father;
Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Larson and one brother Adolph L. Larson. There are other relatives
and a host of friends. Military Services were accompanied by Baty-Tucker Post No. 1 of
the American Legion.

Funeral Services were from Evans Arlington on Monday, August
21, 1967. The Rev. Giles Card officiated.

Interment Oakview Cemetery,
Albia, Iowa.