Richard “Dick” Larson, 78, of Winfield, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2023, at his home in Winfield. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at the Winfield United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Sheridan Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to SE Iowa Regional Hospice in memory of Dick. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservice.com. Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Winfield is caring for Dick’s family and arrangements.
Richard Dean Larson was born on August 14, 1944, in Burlington, Iowa the son of Dale and Bernadine (Bozarth) Larson. He was a 1962 graduate of Winfield- Mt. Union High School. Dick served in the United States Army Reserves for six years during the Vietnam War. On January 26, 1964, Dick was united in marriage to Mary Helmerson in New London. He was a farmer in the Winfield area his entire life. Dick was a past member of the Winfield United Methodist Church and past president of the Winfield Co-op. He enjoyed attending his children’s school activities, watching NFL football and was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan, but most of all, he dearly loved to spend time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
Dick will be deeply missed by his children, Scot (Sheila) Larson of Dallas, Texas and Lisa Bata of Marion; three grandchildren, Zane Larson, Sydney Boysen and Jayci Bata; siblings, Larry Larson of Iowa City, Jeff Larson of North Richland Hills, Texas and Cindy (Bill) Finke of Winfield and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jim and Sharon Helmerson of New London.
Dick was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Mary in 2017.