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Edward “Bucky” L. Larson

Edward “Bucky” L. Larson Edward “Bucky” L. Larson

Edward “Bucky” L. Larson, 86, passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Lake Hallie Memory Care, of COVID-19.

Bucky was born Oct. 31, 1933, in the Town of Goetz, Chippewa County, to Ludger Larson and Marion Pearl Smith.

He attended rural schools and Cadott High School.

Bucky joined the Marine Corp. in November 1952, until November 1955, during the Korean Conflict; he was honorably discharged as a corporal.

He married Charlotte M. Randall Oct. 27, 1956, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Cornell.

Bucky worked at the Cornell Papermill until it closed, he then went to work at the Northern Center until he retired.

He was a Jack-of-all-trades and mastered them all. He was a great cook and baker, especially his date-filled cookies and pie crusts. He was a great craftsman, making lots of decorations. He was always there to help his family and friends with anything they needed.

Bucky was a very caring and loving person, and had a very great sense of humor.

He is survived by his brothers – Cliff (Connie) Larson, Russel (Sandra) Larson, Robert (Mary Ellen) Cowell and Gerry (Michelle) Cowell; stepbrother – Ted Cowell; sistersin- law – Sue Smith, Darlene Hodowanic, Mary A. Cowell, Darlene Roshell and Corrine Randall; special nieces – Dawn Noel and Debra Goulet; and several other nephews and nieces; and numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife – Charlotte, in December 2018; his parents and stepmother – Ella Larson and Edward Cowell; sister – Dorothy in infancy; brothers – Laverne Smith, Eugene Larson and Billie Larson; stepbrother – Sonny Cowell; stepsister – Vonnie Burlingame; several brothers and sisters-in-law; and his special pets, whom he loved – Nick, Beau, Peppie and Toby.

Private family services will be held at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Cornell, with the Rev. Andy Schottelkorb officiating. Interment will be in the Cornell Cemetery, with military honors conducted by the Cornell American Legion.

Borton-Leiser Funeral Home in Cornell, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at bortonleiserfuneralhome. com.