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LARSON, Luther Hilbert 'Luke' 1944-2024


Posted By: Connie L. Ellis (email)
Date: 5/15/2024 at 22:40:14

SOURCE: Obituary
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Luther H. "Luke" Larson was born April 25, 1944 in Postville, Iowa to Hilbert "Hib" and Ruth (Peterson) Larson. Luke graduated from the Postville High School and attended Luther College. He worked at the local lumberyard and Post Office before starting a career with Hygrade Food Products in Postville. When the plant closed he was transferred to Tacoma, Washington then Farmington Hills, Michigan when Hygrade was purchased by Sara Lee then Hillshire Farms.
He loved sports. He umpired high school sports for many years. He enjoyed playing softball, bowling, and golf. He was a Green Bay Packers and Iowa Hawkeyes fan. Most recently he loved watching the Hawkeye's Women's Basketball team.
Luther married Susan Brooks on July 12,1964. They were the parents of 4 children.They later divorced. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Solveig. He is survived by his four children: Tracy (Damian), Trent (Lisa), Cory, and Erika (Mike); 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.


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