Jan 31, 1925 - Jan 19, 2020
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Larson, Doris Winnifred
January 31, 1925 – January 19, 2020
Doris Winnifred Larson (nee Slack) passed away on January 19, 2020 following a brief illness; two weeks shy of her 95th birthday in Rocky Mountain House. She was born in Wiarton, Ontario January 31, 1925 to Violet and Joseph Slack.
Doris moved to Alder Flats in 1945 to farm and live with her husband Lars until 1994 when they retired to Rocky. Her life was lived in quiet dignity and hard work like so many people of her era. Doris leaves behind 3 children Byron (Debbie), Ross (Mary) and Karen (Gord) Skulski along with 12 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren, as well as her long time best friend and companion Bill Pergotski. Doris was predeceased by her husband Lars Larson in 2001 and her daughter Diane Lee in 2013.
The family feels blessed by their good fortune to have had mom be able to share in so many family gatherings for so many years. Many thanks from the family to the staff of Rocky Mountain Hospital and all the people at Westview Lodge for making these last few years of her life as comfortable as possible.
A celebration of life will be held in the near future.
Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-845-2626
I will miss you Great grandma
Byron, Ross, Karen and families,
"Quiet dignity and hard work" are so apt in describing Doris. I also remember much fun and laughter and patient hostessing that Barry and I got to enjoy back when.
You will miss her, I know.
My condolences, Elaine
Sylvia Stuart and family:
Byron, Debbie, Ross, Mary, Karen, Gord and your families: Sorry for the loss of a special lady. Lots of camping and coffee memories over the years.
Janet Janiszewski :
Our Sincere Sympathy to the Families and Grandchildren of your Mother and Grandmother . Doris was a lovely lady
to talk with and always mentioned her Family. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.
Janet & Julian
Gordon & Pat Borle:
To the Larson Family
We are so sorry to hear of your loss of your mother and grandmother.
She was a very nice lady always enjoyed our visits with her.
Our sincere condolences
Marg and Ed Dwyer:
We were so sorry to hear about Grandma’s passing. Having met her on a few occasions, we learned that she was such a wonderful woman and a very caring soul who loved her family. She was loved by her family and we know she will be missed.. To Ross and Mary, Byron and Debbie and Karen and Gord we know you will cherish the wonderful memories she has left with you. Cory and Jennice, we know how much she meant to you and other members of your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.
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