AP NEWS

Marion E. Larson

April 3, 2019

Marion E. Larson, 87, of Watertown, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Park Ridge assisted living in Watertown.

Marion was born on Sept. 11, 1931, in Sturgeon Bay, to the Rev. Vernon and Ruth Miller. Marion married her husband Ronald Larson on Aug. 20, 1960, in Brillion and the couple enjoyed 47 years of marriage. She worked most of her life at the Watertown Unified School District teaching second grade. She loved being around children and sharing her knowledge with them. Marion was active in the church for many years and in her free time she enjoyed sewing, baking, embroidery and watching the Milwaukee Brewers. Marion loved all holidays, most importantly winter holidays and watching the snow fall. Above all Marion enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Marion is survived by her children Steve Larson of Watertown, Tom (Cynthia) Larson of Tomahawk, Julie (Wes) Crnkovich of Watertown; seven grandchildren, Venessa, Jacob, Katie, Erik, Ryan, Ryder and ZacKary; her sister, Hope Krueger of Sheboygan Falls; and her brother, Paul Miller of Ormond Beach, Florida. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorials in Marion’s honor may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the family.

A funeral service for Marion will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Watertown with the Rev. Robert Koepcke presiding. A visitation will take place at the Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. and also at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery following the service.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Grajewski, Park Ridge and Marquardt Hospice staff for the special care given to Marion.

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home is caring for the family. To place an online condolence, please visit pn-fh.com.

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home

213 S. Fifth St. Watertown