Dolly Hilda Larson

Published 9:19 am Friday, April 12, 2013

Dolly Hilda Larson, 102, fell asleep in Jesus Thursday morning, April 11, in the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, Landrum, S.C. 041213-Obit_Larsen

Born in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Godfrey and Hilda Adiska Wellfonder and was the widow of John B. Larson who died in 2009. Mrs. Larson retired in 1960 after working many years as a radiologist. She moved to Columbus in 2009 from Severna Park, MD. Mrs. Larson was a member of the Dollology Club of Washington, D.C. In Tryon, she was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Surviving is a daughter, Dolly A. Coburn (Robert) of Columbus, and a granddaughter Candace Pilarski (Brett) of Williamston, MI.  She is also survived by four great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a grandson, Robert L. Coburn II, who died in 2008.

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Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2013 in Trinity Lutheran Church, Tryon, with Rev. Thomas L. Olson officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10-10:45 a.m. Monday just prior to the service in Trinity Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Larson will be sent to Barranco & Sons Funeral Home for internment in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville, MD.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 3353 U.S. Hwy 176, Tryon, N.C. 28782, or Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Rd., Columbus, N.C. 28722.

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