GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                           January 11, 1996

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Ellanora "Red" Larson

  HAVRE - Ellanora Louise "Red" (Gomke) Larson, 63, a former secretary and

homemaker, died Tuesday at home of leukemia.

  Her funeral is 2 p.m. Friday at Van Orsdel United Methodist Church, with

burial in Highland Cemetery. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home is in charge of

arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

  Larson was born Feb. 11, 1932, and educated in Kremlin, graduating from high

school as class valedictorian in 1950. In 1950 she married Everett D. Larson in

Havre.

  She worked as a secretary for the city judge for many years and also was a

homemaker.

  She enjoyed cooking, camping, dancing, canning, flowers, crocheting and

playing cards.

  Surviving are her husband of Havre; a son, Larry Larson of Havre; two

daughters, Janet Nelson of Havre and Linda Estep of Missoula; three sisters,

Alma Klobofski of Havre, Fran Bitz of Washington and Ann Beattie of Canada; two

brothers, Melvin and Donald Gomke of Kremlin; eight grandchildren and two

great-grandchildren.

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!Havre Daily News                                             January 11, 1995

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ELLANORA L. "RED" LARSON

  Ellanora Louise "Red" Gomke Larson, 63, died of leukemia at her residence

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 1996.

  Funeral services are 1 p.m. Friday at Van Orsdel United Methodist Church with

Rev. Terry Dunn officiating. Burial will take place at Highland Cemetery in

Havre.

  Larson eas born Feb. 11, 1932, in Kremlin, the daughter of Christ and Leona

(Kramlich) Gomke. She attended schools in Kremlin, granuating as her class

valedictorian in 1950.

  On Aug. 19, 1950, she married Everett D. Larson in Havre.

  A long-time Havre resident, she worked as a secretary for the city judge for

many years.

  She enjoyed cooking, camping, dancing, canning, flowers and spending time

with her grandchildren. She was a crocheter and loved to play cards.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, Christ and Lenora Gomke; a sister.

Irene Swartz, and a infant brother, William Gomke.

 She is survived by her husband Ernest Donald Larson, Havre; two daughters,

Linda Estep, Missoula, and Janet Nelson, Havre; a son Larry Larson, Havre;

three sisters, Fran Bitz of Washington, Alma Klobofski, Havre, and Ann Beattie

of Canada; two brothers Melvin Gomke and Donald Gomke, both of Kremlin; eight

 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

  Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or to the donor's

choice.

  Holland and Bonine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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CORRECTION

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Havre Daily News                                              January 12, 1996

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  The funeral time for the Ellanora "Red" Larson was wrong in Thursday's

edition of the Havre Daily News. The incorrect time was stated as 1 p.m. and

should have read 2 p.m.

  The Havre Daily News regrets the error.

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Havre Daily News                                             January 25, 1996

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CARD OF THANKS

Ellanora "Red" Larson

  The families of Red would like to thank everyone for the gifts of food,

prayers, flowers, memorials, cards, visits and calls following the loss of our

loved one. Our hearts are heavy, but having friends and family sharing our loss

has been very comforting.

 

Special thanks to:

     Judi, Dennis & Taren for donating blood.

     Nurses - Denise Strissel & Debbie Dees for the blood trandfusions.

     Dr. Harrer, Dr. Booth & nurse Jody, doctors Nolan & Datz, & the fifth

          floor nurses for their excelent care.

     Judi - for making special treats for mom.

     Lelah & Carol - stopping by the house and helping.

     Rev. Terry Dunn - for your home visits and comforting service.

     Ray Miller, Kenny & Karleen Overcast for the beautiful Music.

 

Your thoughtfulness and caring was deeply appreaciated by our families.

 

      Everett Larson

      Linda and Ken Estep, Shelly and Doug

      Larry and Theresa Larson, Lisa, Nick and Kallie

      Janet and Wade Nelson, Brenda, Karen and Shari

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