John Wayne Larsen, 69, of Decatur, died at 5:40 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2015, in St. John’s Hospital Springfield, IL.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 9, 2015, at Garver Brick United Methodist Church (5280 Garver Church
Road, Decatur, IL, 62526) with Rev. Don Long officiating. The family will greet friends at the church from 2:00 p.m. until service time. Private burial will take
place at a later date. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice of charity. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.
John was born in March of 1945, in Vandalia, IL, the son of Harry and Rachel Larsen. He graduated from Eisenhower High School class of 1963. He worked
for Earmac Distributors, and later in custodial services for the public schools. He was an avid bowler and fisherman. John married Elizabeth June Gregory in
June of 1966.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Larsen; daughter, Lynette and her husband Dennis Griffith.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Larsen; mother, Rachel Earhart; step-father Don Earhart; and step-mother, Violet Larsen.
John was a great husband and father, and he will be deeply missed.
“He lived, he died, he’s gone, goodbye” - John Larsen.
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