Wilma J. Larson, 86 a resident of Heritage Specialty Care died there on Tuesday August 27, 2019. Services at 11:00 AM on Friday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Burial at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4 to 6 PM on Thursday at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn (Mike) Raymond of Marion, Rita (Dave) Lien, Shirley (Jeff) Andersen, and a son Duane all of Cedar Rapids. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren Jennifer Johnson, Christopher Raymond, Josephine Weig, Joshua Peterka, Jodi Peterka, Jessica Burgin, Chad Andersen and 14 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry, 2 sisters Mae and Caroline, a brother Earl and a great grandchild Gabriel.
Wilma was born on November 11, 1932 in Storm Lake the daughter of James and Melvina (Hurd) Pike. She married Harry D. Larson on January 14, 1951 in Panora. Harry passed away in 2007.
Wilma was an Avon Rep. for over 40 years. She was a member of the Shueyville United Methodist Church, Avon’s Presidents Club and the Ding-A-Lings, a bell ringing group from Garnett Place where she had resided for 12 years.. Wilma enjoyed travel with her husband Harry that included two trips to Alaska, to New York City to visit the Avon Headquarters, and to see many lighthouses throughout the United States.
She also enjoyed crafts, and baking, especially her famous pies. Wilma will forever be remembered as a wonderful and caring wife, mother and grandmother whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved her.
Memorial donations may be given to the Parkinson and Alzheimer’s Foundation in Wilma’s name.