Amanda Lorraine Larsen of Byron passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Amanda was born on October 2, 1921 in Salem Township near Rock Dell to parents George and Ella Amundson. She attended country school in Salem Township and graduated from Byron High School in 1939. She married her high school sweetheart, Christopher Glen Larsen, on November 14, 1946 at East St. Olaf Lutheran Church near Rock Dell. The couple farmed near Byron. Amanda was a Charter member of Christ Lutheran Church in Byron where she participated in various activities. She enjoyed cooking, vegetable and flower gardening, bird watching, reading, and especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
Survivors include her children Thomas Larsen (Martha), Glen Larsen, Karen Larsen, Ruth Larsen (Kenneth Wang); grandchildren Emily Hamilton (Ryan), Jason Larsen (Sara), Clinton Larsen (Joleen), Martin Larsen; six great grandchildren; her sister Eleanor Staplekamp; many nieces and nephews; and special granddogs Eddie and Ellfie.
Her husband, brother (Orville Amundson), and parents preceded her in death.
The funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church, 201 Frontage Rd NW, Byron with Pastor Steve Rheingans officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials are suggested to Christ Lutheran Church in Byron.
Dibble Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Kasson is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.dibblefuneralhome.com.