Marlys Jean (Gross) Larson passed away on October 5, 2013 in Sioux City, Iowa after emergency aorta dissection surgery and a subsequent stroke.
Survived by her husband of 51 years, Lyle; children, Loni (Darren) Keenan of Edina, Lynette Barba of Mt. Dora, Florida; grandchildren, Kendra Keenan, Salt Lake City, Utah, Alexandra and Andrew Barba of Florida, sister, Myrna (Don) Shaffar of State Center, Iowa; brother-in-laws Robert Larson (Martha) Alexandria, VA, Kenneth (Stephanie) Carbonetti Elmhurst, Illinois; six nephews and four nieces. Marlys was the daughter of George and Anna Gross.
Marlys and her husband Lyle had a beautiful 51-year marriage. They shared and supported each other in their business and many hobbies. They also traveled extensively throughout the United States and Europe.
A celebration of life was held in Minneapolis on October 12, 2013.
Memorials preferred to the Marlys Larson Minnesota Gold Scholarship Fund