Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
January 2, 1946 - Wednesday, pg 8
Mrs. Laura Larson Rites At Tampico Methodist Church Sunday Afternoon
Funeral services for Mrs. Laura Larson were held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 with a short service at the Parent Funeral Chapel and 2 o'clock at the Methodist Church, where a large number of friends and relatives gathered to pay their final tribute. The Rev. Hollis Wharton used as his text the 23rd Psalms and spoke of the love for her home and family. Miss Carolyn Avery and Mrs. Robert Rush sang "What a Friend we Have in Jesus" and "Rock of Ages," accompanied by Mrs. R F. Woods.
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wetzell and Mrs Raymond Foy were in charge of the many beautiful floral tokens.
Burial was in the Tampico Memorial Cemetery with Wayne Harms, Stacy Fullerton, Keith Newman, Raymond Foy, Glenn Meek and David Mickley serving as pallbearers.
Among the out of town relatives present were Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Warrick, Mrs. Ida Warric