Richard Larson

Richard “Dick” Larson, 77, formerly of Forest Lake and St. Paul, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Faith Lutheran Church, 886 North Shore Dr., Forest Lake. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Dr., Forest Lake, and continuing one hour prior to service at the church. Interment will be at Acacia Park Cemetery, Mendota Heights.

He is survived by his children, Richard (Carolyn) Larson III, Susan (Tom Erf) K. Larson, Erik (Amy) K. Larson; grandchildren, Ryan R., Erik C., Marguerite L. and Meredith M. Larson, and Griffin and Reed Larson-Erf; step-grandchildren, Maya and Talya Erf.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlys.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.