Lauraine L. Larson

COAL CITY—Lauraine L. “Jane” Larson, 86, of Coal City, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 at Heritage Health in Dwight.
She was born on Jan. 16, 1933 in Coal City to Clyde and Lucille (nee Coleson) Miller. Jane married Dale “Swede” Larson on April 12, 1952. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She was an avid reader and enjoyed her programs on the television. Most of all, Jane was a loving wife and mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Dale “Swede” Larson; her daughter, Janet (the late Harry) VanDuyne, of Ottawa; her son, Michael D. (Maria Minakis) Larson, of Coal City; her two granddaughters, Kathryn (Ben) Clements, of Coal City and Allison (Frank Smith) Larson, of Braidwood; her great-grandson, Ryland Clements; a sister-in-law, Marlene Miller, of Coal City and a son-in-law, Bruce Irwin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Duane Larson; her sisters, Lola Wilson and Elsie Thorsen and her brothers: Gibson Miller, Henry “Hank “Miller, Clyde Miller and Orville “Buck” Miller.
A private graveside burial will be held at Braceville-Gardner Cemetery.
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Ferrari Funeral Services of Coal City are entrusted with arrangements.