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Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home

500 West Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake, IL

OBITUARY

Wallace Joseph Larson

November 16, 1936November 9, 2019
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Wallace Joseph Larson, 82, passed away on November 9, 2019. He was born November 16, 1936 to Myrta and Paul Larson. He was the beloved husband of 58 years to Mary Larson (nee Leahy). The loving father of Darrin Larson (Lisa Amodeo) and the late Marc Larson. The proud grandfather of Ryan, Austin, Madison, Alexis and Bianca Ramirez. Dear brother of Marjorie Bauschke and Marian Zamotin. Wallace was a Chicago Golden Glove Boxing Champion in 1954. He was an avid bike rider, a nature enthusiast, and he loved hiking anywhere. He proudly served his Country in Thailand, during the Vietnam War. He was an honest, kind man and he will be dearly missed. Memorial visitation at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 West Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 4pm-8pm, where a Memorial Service will begin at 7:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: American Cancer Society. For information call the Funeral Home, (815) 459-1760.

  • FAMILY

  • Myrta Larson, Mother (deceased)
  • Paul Larson, Father (deceased)
  • Mary Larson (nee Leahy), Wife
  • Darrin Larson ((Lisa Amodeo)), Son
  • Marc Larson, Son (deceased)
  • Ryan Larson, Grandchild
  • Austin Larson, Grandchild
  • Madison Larson, Grandchild
  • Alexis Larson, Grandchild
  • Bianca Ramirez, Grandchild
  • Marjorie Bauschke, Sister
  • Marian Zamotin, Sister

Services

  • Memorial Gathering Friday, November 15, 2019
  • Memorial Service Friday, November 15, 2019

Memories

Wallace Joseph Larson

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Joseph & Maureen Stauber

November 17, 2019

We are so sorry to hear about your loss! You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Dee Lowe

November 16, 2019

Dear Mary,
I am so sad to hear about your loss. Although, I never have had the opportunity to meet or know Wally, I have heard nothing but what a wonderful husband, father, grandfather & friend he was to everyone. My condolences, love & hugs to you & the family. You are all in my thoughts & prayers.

Steve Ferry

November 14, 2019

Mary and Darrin,
I am saddened to know you lost your husband and dad.

Mary, I enjoyed our few outings together.
May the many memories you have accumulated sustain you through this difficult time.

With thoughtful sympathy, Steve Ferry

Leslie Geist-Rohrer

November 12, 2019

Beautiful memories of a kind, caring man filled with Love & happiness!
Our deepest sympathy.

Lee & Leslie Ann Rohrer
Winchester, TN

Audrey Helminiak

November 12, 2019

Dear Mary,

I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for you to have the strength to smile upon your sweet memories. God is with you; please try to know this in the coming days and weeks. Love to you.

Sue Aronson

November 12, 2019

Mary, I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Wally. He was such a nice man, caring, kind and always doing for others. He was very friendly as he dropped you off and picked you up from work. My heart aches for you and hope you allow God's strength to get you through this difficult time. If you need anything, and I mean anything, please let me know. Hugs to you and the entire Larson family.

DeeDee Sanderson

November 11, 2019

My dear friend Mary. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved husband Wally. He was such a wonderful gentle man. I am so happy to have met him and I thoroughly enjoyed our little chats. He was a wonderful man who always spoke with great praise for you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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