Susan Lavon Larson, age 61, of St. Michael, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, after a valiant fight with brain cancer.
She was born Jan. 6, 1951, in St. Cloud, to Gordon and Ellen (Sikkila) Anderson.
Susan attended Happy Corner Elementary school through the seventh grade, and continued her education at Cokato High School, graduating in 1969.
She obtained a degree from Methodist Hospital School of Xray in 1971, and was united in marriage to Jerry Larson at North Crow River Lutheran Church, rural Cokato, that same year.
Susan worked as an x-ray technician at Methodist Hospital, at Drs. Davis & Littmann, and at Wayzata Orthopedics, over a span of 40 years.
She enjoyed designing cards, scrap-booking, counted cross-stitch, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Susan was preceded in death by her father, Gordon M. Anderson.
She is survived by her son, Joshua Larson of South Haven; mother Ellen Anderson,of Cokato; a brother, Allan (Nancy) Anderson of South Haven; nephews Ben (Becky) Anderson of Chisago City, and Brendon (Becky) Anderson of Bloomington; a niece, Brianna (Chevis) Nelson of Richfield; a great-niece, Jazlyn Anderson; great-nephew Levi Nelson; many relatives; and many, many friends.
A memorial service took place Saturday, June 23 at Grace Lutheran Church, in rural South Haven.
Arrangements were by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Cokato.