Clinton “Pee Wee” D. Larson, 94, of Coon Valley, died peacefully Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby.
He was born Feb. 9, 1919, in the town of Coon, Vernon County to Carl and Dena (Grythe) Larson. He was baptized and confirmed at the Coon Valley Lutheran Church. Clinton attended Erickson School and the Coon Valley School. On Feb. 3, 1943, he was married to Lucille Lovaas by the Rev. J.O. Holum. The couple farmed their married life on South Ridge in the town of Coon. Lucille died Sept. 8, 1996. He was a lifetime member of the Coon Valley Lutheran Church. Clinton enjoyed polka music, antique tractors, being in the field and doing custom work, baseball and listening to ball games by the big tree.
Survivors include four nephews, Carliss Larson of Coon Valley, Jon (Edy) Larson of Willard, Ronald Larson of Coon Valley and Wayne (Marilyn) Olsen of Rochester, Minn.; and many great nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Sherman Larson; two sisters, Selma Olsen and Marian Larson; a nephew, Erland Larson; and two nieces, Pat and Karen Larson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the Coon Valley Lutheran Church. The Rev. Dan Wollman officiated with burial in the church cemetery. Friends called on Tuesday at the church until service time.
The Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley assisted the family.
Online condolences may be offered at selandsfuner alhome.com.