June 16, 1923 -- December 29, 2012
Funeral services for Margaret Larson, 89, of Bricelyn, were January 2, 2013, at Bethany Lutheran Church of rural Frost with burial in the church cemetery. Margaret died December 29, 2012, at Rochester.
Margaret was born June 16, 1923, in Rome Township, the daughter of John B. and Anna (Johnson) Olson. She was united in marriage to Lloyd O. Larson on March 28, 1948. Margaret worked at the Bricelyn Canning Comany for many years as a bookkeeper. In 1968 she started a second career as a caterer. She catered many weddings and events over the years. Once retired, she began a third career as a volunteer. She was a longtime member of Bethany Lutheran Church and wrote the Bethany Visitor - the church newsletter for many years.
Margaret made numerous scrapbooks for family and was a gracious hostess. She enjoyed hosting dinner parties for family and friends. She loved her family very much.
Margaret is survived by her daughter Gloria (Jerry) Becker of Bricelyn; grandson, Travis Becker of Bricelyn; grandaughter Jennifer (Mark) Johnson of Albert Lea and two grandsons, Allen and Tyler Johnson of Albert Lea. Also surviving is a brother, Donald (VaLores) Olson of Bricelyn, sister-in-law Marian Olson of Mankato and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lloyd in 2003; two sisters, her twin Marjorie (Norlan) Sorbo and Ruby Rienstra; two brothers, Jeffrey Olson and one brother in infancy.
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