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Yvonne Adele Larson


January 10, 2018

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Yvonne Adele Larson

Yvonne Adele Larson, 76, passed away Jan. 7, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, surrounded by her family. She was a resident of Sweetwater County for 41 years and a former resident of Idaho and Washington.

Larson was born Aug. 13, 1941, in Dickinson, N.D., the daughter of John Anheluk and Olga Dolyniuk.

She was a 1959 graduate of the Kiona Benton High School in Benton City, Wash. Larson also attended Kinman Business College in Spokane, Wash. After college she worked in the Pasco, Wash., library system.

Larson married LJ Larson on July 21, 1971 in Orofino, Idaho, and he preceded her in death Aug. 26, 1995, in Rock Springs.

She worked as a waitress for Country Kitchen, the Kasbah, Silver Dollar Restaurant, and the Renegade. In later years she worked as a librarian at White Mountain Library.

Larson enjoyed playing cards, scrapbooking memories of family and friends, ceramics, and collecting recipes.

She was a member of Young at Heart Senior Center and the Holy Spirit Catholic Community.

Survivors include two daughters; Teresa "Teri" Hansen and husband Dan of Green River and Pamela Lann and husband Richard of Willoughby, Ohio; two sons, Gregory R. Stricklin and wife Margene of Kennewick, Wash., and Bryon Larson and wife Cristi of Albuquerque, N.M.; six grandchildren, Kathryn Lann and Clare Lann of Willoughby, Ohio, Adisen Hansen and Evin Hansen of Green River, Preslee Larson and Landon Larson of Albuquerque, N.M.

Larson was preceded in death by her parents, husband Louis Larson and one brother, Robert Anheluk.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Jan. 12, 2018, at Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, 633 Bridger Ave., Rock Springs. Interment will be in the Weippe Cemetery in Weippe, Idaho at 11 a.m. Jan. 15, 2018. A vigil service with rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Jan. 11 at the church.

Friends may call at the church on Thursday one hour prior to the rosary and on Friday at the church one hour prior to services. 

Condolences may be left at Vase Funeral Home.


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