Cecil Larson, De SmetCecil Larson, 85, De Smet, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at VA Hospital, Sioux Falls.
Cecil Larson, 85, De Smet, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at VA Hospital, Sioux Falls.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at American Lutheran Church, De Smet, with the Rev. Randy Koeller officiating. Burial will be in De Smet Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the church with a 7 p.m. prayer service.
Arrangements are under the direction of Osthus Funeral Home, De Smet.
He is survived by seven children: Nancy Moose and husband Roger, Madison; Gale and wife Kathy; Allan and wife Vicki; and Marcene Smith and husband Cliff, all of De Smet; Margaret Spelbring and husband Gary, Artesian; Daniel and wife Deanna, Brandon; and Kathy Bitner and husband Loren, Dell Rapids; 24 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two sisters: Patricia Schieder, Howard; and Mary Wienk, Willow Lake.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce, in 2006; his parents, six brothers: George, Melvin, Dale, Bernard, Lawrence and Edward; and four sisters: Billie, Eva, Ruby and Rita.
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