Edward Larson was born in Omaha, NE on March 14, 1942 to Edward James and Lucille Angeleen (Taylor) Larson. He entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Corning Nursing and Rehab Center at the age of 73 years two months and four days.
He graduated from Corning High School with the class of 1960. He attended Creighton University for one and a half years before returning back home to go into the insurance business with his father. Ed owned and operated Larson-Jones Insurance Agency in Corning from 1967-2009. Ed’s life-long passionate love and dedication was his connection to the Corning Volunteer Fire Dept. retiring in 2001.
On November 1, 1960 Ed was united in marriage to Connie Louise Holdren in Omaha, NE. This union was blessed with three sons: Mark, Robert and Mike.
Ed served on the Happy Hollow Country Club Board; member of Saint Patrick Catholic Church; member of Knights of Columbus; Corning Booster Club and many other civic and community organizations. He enjoyed following his sons in their school activities and ran the time clock at the football games. In his free time he loved playing golf and spending time with his family.
Ed is survived by his loving wife Connie of 54 years; his sons: Mark (Shelly) Larson of Pella, IA, Robert (Jerri) Larson of Council Bluffs, IA, and Mike (Kara) Larson of Corning: five grandchildren: Matt, Adam, Anna and Angela Larson and Kristin Ledvina; three great grandchildren; Morgan, Allison and Charlie Larson; his sister: Mary Lu Larson of Omaha, NE; and mother-in-law; Lavone Holdren of Corning, Iowa.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law Robert Holdren.