Funeral services for Arlene Larson, age 93, of Creighton, Nebraska will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Faith United Church in Creighton. Reverend Bev Hieb will officiate, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery in Creighton.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton is in charge of arrangements.
Arlene died Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Neligh Care and Rehabilitation Center in Neligh, Nebraska.
Arlene Lillian Larson, daughter of Henry and Anna (Barnhardt) Ehlers, was born October 22, 1924, at Lindy, Nebraska. She attended country school near her home through the eighth grade. In April of 1944, Arlene was united in marriage to Raymond A. Larson at Yankton, South Dakota. They were blessed with two children, Ardyce and Dennis.
After Arlene and Raymond were married, they lived on a farm near Bloomfield, Nebraska. She was a farmwife and loving mother to her children. They moved to Creighton, Nebraska in 1979. After her husband passed away, Arlene worked at Sherry’s Fashion and Fabric and also cleaned at North Central Public Power. She enjoyed growing flowers, gardening, embroidery, and baking. Arlene loved spending time with her family and visiting with friends. She was a member of Faith United Church and the Ladies Aid.
Arlene is survived by her children, Ardyce (Bob) Follette of Norfolk, Nebraska and Dennis Larson of Neligh, Nebraska; four grandchildren, Lori (Dave) Batenhorst of Norfolk, Tammy Grupe of Ainsworth, Nebraska, Kristi Harmeier of Norfolk, and Shelley (Chuck) Sands of Neligh; 14 great-grandchildren, Tara, Tyler, Chelsey, Kyle, and Landon Batenhorst, Logan, Shelby, Megan, and Colby Grupe, Shaylyn and Payton Harmeier, and Lindsay, Mackenzie, and Sydney Sands; five great-great-grandchildren, Madisen, Beckett, Laynie, Breese, and Cooper; sister, Dorothy Greckel; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; five sisters; one brother; daughter-in-law, Debbie Larson; and great-grandson, Austin Harmeier.