Marjorie Larson

Marjorie Evelyn Larson, 88, Minot, formerly of Sawyer, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in a Minot hospital.

Marjorie was born June 23, 1925, on the family farm near Sawyer, the daughter of Jake and Katie (Sugojasky) Galamaga. She was raised on the farm and educated at country schools near Sawyer. She attended business college in Minot and was employed by Boeing as a riveter during wartime in Seattle during her younger years.

She was united in marriage to Donald E. Larson on March 16, 1957, at Mandan. They made their home in Minot throughout the years, where she raised their five children.

Marjorie enjoyed sewing, doing embroidery work, knitting, crocheting and gardening. She enjoyed a friendly game of cards, along with spending time with friends and family, especially with her grandchildren.

Her loving family includes: husband of 56 years, Don; daughters, Colette (Al Benson) Sheehan, Minot, Carol (Dennis) Underside, Manteno, Ill.; daughter-in-law, Cindy (Lenny Buckentin) Larson, Cross Lake, Minn.; son-in-law, Norm Smith, Tucson, Ariz.; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Marjorie was preceded in death by: her parents; children, Don Jr., Shirley Smith and Jennifer McAllister; grandchildren, Tina Ruda and Johnny Eckhoff; sisters, Polly Buechler and Ann Krueger; along with an infant brother.

Funeral service: Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 10:30 a.m. in Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot.

Interment: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

Visitation: Tuesday, from 2 to 7 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.

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