|Steve K. Larson, 60|
|Written by TRF Times|
Sykeston, N.D. - Steve K. Larson, age 60, of Sykeston, N.D., formerly of Thief River Falls, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Carrington Health Center, Carrington, N.D.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Carrington, N.D. Interment will be held at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Cemetery in Sykeston, N.D.
Steven K. Larson was born on Aug. 24, 1952, the son of Harold and Ann (Swenson) Larson in Thief River Falls. The family moved to Carrington in 1960, where he attended school. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served from 1970 to 1976, when he was Honorably Discharged.
Steve, sometimes known as Doc, was a self-taught musician and played for many years in various bands and traveled throughout the US. He was also a partner with his father and brother in the family plumbing company. Steve worked for Schulz Plumbing in 1977-78. He moved to Fairview, Mont., and returned to Carrington in the early 1990s. Steve worked for Elmer Finch at the 5-Spot, and later at the Jockey Club in Sykeston. He was recently employed at Carrington High School as custodian.
On Aug. 30, 2011, Steve was united in marriage to Bev Hafner in Sheyenne, N.D.
He loved music and enjoyed fishing, reading, watching westerns and gardening. Steve was a member of Bourke-Hollingsworth American Legion Post 17 in Sykeston and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Carrington.
Steve is survived by his wife, Bev; one daughter, Carlyss Kurtti-Neufeld, Rolla, N.D.; two step-sons, Travis (Amy) Hafner and their two sons, Blake and Trip, Avon Lake, Ohio, and Troy (Connie) Hafner and their two sons, Taylor and Tanner, Sykeston, N.D.; two brothers, Wally (Pat) Larson, Jamestown, N.D., and Mike (Barb) Larson, Carrington, N.D.; two nephews, Evan (Dionne) Larson and their son Benjamin, St. Cloud, Eric (Aymil) and their daughter Alex and son Nickolas, Douglasville, Ga.; one niece, Renae (David) Peterson and their daughters, Jada and Kate, and son Andrew, Bismarck, N.D.
He was preceded in death by his parents.