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Dean Larson - Bidwell Funeral Home
Dean Larson


Dean Larson 79, died Oct. 13, 2008 in the Ashton Memorial Nursing Home following a lingering illness.

Mr. Larson was born July 25, 1929 at Wilford, Idaho the son of Christan George Larson and Marvella Bird Larson. He grew up in the Wilford area where he attended his elementary schooling, graduating from Sugar Salem High.

He married Marilyn Buster on July 4, 1954 in Wilford. They were later divorced.

Dean served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

Dean worked as a truck driver most of his life. In his younger years he owned the Phillips 66 gas station in St. Anthony. He enjoyed woodworking and being a mechanic fixing cars.

He is survived by his children - Judy (David) James. Rigby, ID.; John (Neysha) Larson, St. Anthony, ID.; Robert Larson, RigbyID.; and Tina (Bob) Larson, Salt Lake City, UT. Siblings Dorthy Green,Pocatello, ID.; Lois Smith, Idaho Falls, ID.; Cecil Larson, St. Anthony, ID.; Elda Bakula, Greenriver, Colorado. 12 Grandchildren and 23 Great Grandchildren. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by 3 brothers including a twin Brother Dale, also, Gary and Lowell one sister Karen.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 16, 2008 at the Wilford LDS Church at 11:00 a.m. Friends may call at the Church Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will be in the Wilford Cemetery where Military Rites will be preformed by the St. Anthony V.F.W. and American Legion. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bidwell Funeral Home.

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