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Paul L Larson

January 19, 1949 ~ December 15, 2017 (age 68)

The Piano Brothers

Paul L. Larson, age 68, of Holstein, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center of Cherokee.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the United Methodist Church of Holstein with the Rev. Doresa K. Collogan officiating.  Burial will be at the Holstein Cemetery of Holstein.  A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with a Masonic service at 6:00 PM at the United Methodist Church of Holstein.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the United Methodist Church.  

Paul L. Larson was born January 19, 1949 to Richard and Phyllis (Anderson) Larson in Manning, Iowa.  He was a graduate of Irwin Kirkman High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy at Iowa State University. 

He was united in marriage to Vicki Doll West on March 19, 1967 in Irwin, Iowa.  To this union three children were born: Stephanie, Jason and Andy.   Paul and Vicki raised their family in Holstein, Iowa.

Paul started his career as a Trojan Seed Corn Salesman for two years and then opened Paul Larson Insurance, which he and Vicki operated for 43 years in the Holstein and Galva and Cushing communities.  Paul was very community-minded, and always a willing volunteer.  Throughout the years he was a member of the Jaycees, the Holstein Country Club, Pheasants Forever, Kiwanis, Abu Bekr Shriners, Masonic Lodge, Holstein Chamber of Commerce, GH Foundation and the Lohff Schumann Recreation Center Board.  He was a mentor for the Eagle Scouts and helped with Missions at the United Methodist Church where he was a longtime member.  In his free time, Paul enjoyed golfing, hunting, going to the West cabin, automobiles and spending time with family.  Paul will be fondly remembered as a very forgiving man and when he did something, he was ALL IN.  Everyone knew when Paul walked into a room by his big voice and personality and when he left they knew he had been there by the faint smell of his signature Polo Ralph Lauren cologne that was left behind.

Paul is survived by his wife Vicki; children, Stephanie (Bob) Schiernbeck, Jason (Jessica) Larson and Andy Larson; grandchildren, Emily (Tyler) Triplett, Kyle Shiernbeck, Hailey, Kate, Cole, Dylan and Noah Grace Larson and great-grandchildren Lilly and Isiah.  He is also survived by brothers, Mark (Becky) Larson and Al (Nancy) Larson; sister, Jill (Steve) Reff; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Bonnie (Larry) Axland, Janis Rasmussen, Roxann (Terry) Campbell and many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Pauline; grandparents; parents-in-law, Frank and Margaret West and several aunts and uncles.


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
December 20, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
United Methodist Church

Holstein, Iowa 51025

Masonic Service
Wednesday
December 20, 2017

6:00 PM
United Methodist Church

Holstein, Iowa 51025

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 21, 2017

2:00 PM
United Methodist Church

Holstein, Iowa 51025

Burial
Thursday
December 21, 2017

Holstein Cemetery

Holstein, Iowa 51025


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