Larson, Harryet Irene (Lufkin) (1925-2005)

Harryet Irene Larson, 79, died Monday, February 28, 2005 at her home in rural Thief River Falls, MN.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 3, 2005 at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Holt, MN, with Reverend Nancy Hanson officiating. Burial will be at the Holt Cemetery, Holt, MN.

Visitation will be 5 – 8 PM, Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at Johnson Funeral Service, Thief River Falls, with an 8 PM prayer service and for one hour prior to services at the church, Thursday.

Harryet Irene Lufkin was born on May 14, 1925 in Thief River Falls, MN, the daughter of Alfred and Gunil (Reierson) Lufkin. She attended grade School and high School with her class of 1943, in Thief River Falls.

On November 25, 1943, Thanksgiving Day, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Larson, near Holt. After several years of farming, they moved to New York and later to North Dakota, before returning permanently to their farm, ten miles north of Thief River Falls.

Harryet was a Homemaker. She liked to embroider, can jellies and vegetables, visit with friends and family and shop. Harryet’s specialty was remembering others on their birthdays and anniversaries.

She was a member of Holt Nazareth Lutheran Church and a member of the Esther Circle. She was a long-time member of the West Steiner Homemakers Club and had been active as a member of the Holt Keenagers. Twice, Lloyd and Harryet were elected Outstanding Senior Citizens to represent Holt at the Warren County Fair.

She is survived by her husband, Lloyd of Thief River Falls, MN; daughters: Marlo Solberg and Julie Kleinwachter, of Thief River Falls, MN, Karlene Larson of Abilene, Texas and Ronda (Roger) Nelson of Fargo, ND; her grandchildren: Lance (Brenda) Solberg, Kent Kleinwachter, Keith Solberg, Andrew Coykendall, Stacy Kleinwachter, Lynnet Solberg, and Heather Nelson; great grandchildren: Andrea and Samantha, Christina and Brendan Solberg; special people, Harry Kling, Eugene Kleinwachter, and Jackie and Shandelle Kangas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers: Orville and Art Lufkin; sisters: Myrtle Seeger and Esther Caillier; and grandsons: Jeremiah James-Coykendall and Matthew James.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky

Author: W Saewyc

An amateur genealogist and internet hobbyist.

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