Louis Larson

Mr. Larson served during the Cold War.

He served in the U.S. Army.

Mr. Larson was born in Spooner Township, Minnesota, in 1930, the son of John and Donnie Larson.

Mr. Larson died in 2008.

Source: Article from the Low-Down (Minnesota publication?), September 2008 (see below)

Article: “The Tree of Life Capital Campaign”

Robert and Irene Rusho purchased a copper leaf in memory of Irene’s three brothers, Art, Louis and Henry. Along with Irene and Dan these three sons of John and Donnie Larson were born and raised in Spooner Township. They worked with their dad on the farm and in the blacksmith ship that he bought from Ed LaFave.

Art, born in 1927, served with the Army in WWII and then worked as a lineman for the REA in Baudette and other states before becoming an electrician at the San Onofre Nuclear Plant. In 1958 he married LaThella Blake and they made their home in Arizona. He passed away in 2008.

Louis born in 1930 served in the Army in the 1950’s. Later he and a partner established a boiler maker business in California. In 1961, he married Sonya Swanson. Louis and Sonya were summer residents of Baudette each year. He passed away in 2008.

Henry “Hank” (1933-2004) served in the Navy in the 1950’s. He married Betty J. Meyers in 1955. They had two daughters, Dawn and Robyn. Hank operated a barbershop in Pine City, Minnesota.

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