STEPHEN “WALLY” LARSON | 1953 - 2012 | Obituary

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Born: September 22, 1953
Died: November 20, 2012

Stephen C. “Wally” Larson, 59, of DeKalb, Illinois, died Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb.

Born September 22, 1953, in Britt, Iowa, the son of Wallace and Beverly (Potter) Larson, he married Opal A. Franklin on August 1, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Wally was employed by 3M as a supervisor, retiring after 31 years. He was a member of DeKalb Moose Club and the Moose Golf League, Sycamore Elks Club, and the Thursday Nite Golf League at River Heights. He is survived by his wife, Opal; his three children, Dylan, Nicklys and Anna Larson, all of DeKalb; three stepchildren, Marty Franklin of Wisconsin, and Shawn and Heather Franklin of DeKalb; his grandchildren, Delilah and Dayman, Nicole, Dylan and Liberty Franklin, and Zachary, Philip and Christopher Le Roy; his mother, Beverly Larson of Forest City, Iowa; and his sister, Barb (Mark) Wilson of Battlefield, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his father; and sister, Kay Hanson.

A Life Celebration will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 25, at DeKalb Moose Club, 1231 East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. Cremation has taken place at Anderson Funeral Home Crematory, DeKalb.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Stephen C. “Wally” Larson Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

For information, visit or call 815-756-1022.

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