Richard J. Larson
Oct. 4, 1930 – May 13, 2014
Richard J. Larson passed away on May 13th at the age of 83 from natural causes. He served in the Navy in 1951 in the Korean War.
Richard was born in San Jose, Ca. on Oct. 4, 1930, to Louis and Eleanor Larson, and graduated from San Jose State in January, 1957. He was part of the family owned business Larson Ladder Company of Santa Clara from 1955-1967.
Richard married Helen A. Norby in 1962 at San Jose State Chapel, and in 1968 he and his family moved to South Lake Tahoe, chasing his great love for skiing and the outdoors. He was a successful Realtor in Real Estate Finance, and was honored to be President of the Lake Tahoe Kiwanis Club in 1979.
In 1997 he retired to Reno where he enjoyed senior activities and joined several Pinochle clubs, staying active until his death.
He is survived by his daughters Marjorie (Bradford) Ormsby of Westlake Village, Ca, and Laura Larson of Running Springs, Ca., and granddaughters Ashley and Kirstyn Ormsby.
He will be fondly remembered by his family and greatly missed.
God Bless you Dad, you will always be in our hearts.