Larson, Ernest Elroy 92

Ernest Elroy Larson
age 92, of South Haven, Minnesota passed away on April 19, 2019. He was born March 10, 1927 in French Lake Township to Louis and Myrtle (Erickson) Larson. He attended Lee school through the 8th grade. On July 31st, 1948 he was united in marriage to Dorothy Peterson.
His pride was being a dairy farmer until his passing, hauling milk for many years to Knapp and Kingston. He also worked for the canning factory picking sweet corn by hand and he was very seldom seen without his stripped bib overalls on.
Ernest enjoyed hunting, netting smelt, spearing, and listening to the Minnesota Twins on the radio.
He is survived by his children, Karen Duarte, Deanna Mueller (Bob Haapala), Loren (Tammy), John (Mary Ann), Gail (Mark) Dunderi, Mike (Robyn), Tom (Barb), Robert (Emily), Mariann Helmin, 27 grandchildren and several great and great-great grandchildren, sisters Marilyn (Glenn) Bakeberg and Carol (John) Kelly, along with many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Myrtle, wife, Dorothy, son, David, sister, Doris Kotila, brother, Norman, and son-in-law Tom Mueller.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church in French Lake Township. Gathering of family and friends will take place 2 hrs prior to the service at church. Arrangements by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cokato, www.swansonpeterson.com, 320-286-2534