|Keith D. Larson
Born: March 05, 1937 Died: November 06, 2018
Keith D. Larson, 81 of Morris, passed away early Tuesday morning, November 06, 2018 at his home with his family by his
Born March 05, 1937 in John Day, OR, he was the son of Albert and Luella (Johnson) Larson. He graduated from Morris
High School with the class of 1954. Keith married Lotte Plitzer on April 06, 1962 and they lived all of their married life in
Morris. He served in the U.S. Army for 3 years stationed for 30 months in Germany. Employed at Matteson True Value
Hardware for 35 years. Member of Morris City Council for 10 years and 25 years with the Morris Township retiring as the
He is survived by two sons, Randy (Lisa) Larson of Morris and Dale (Lyn) Larson of Gilbert, AZ; one granddaughter, Erica
(Rob) Nelson of Morris; three great grandsons, Ethan, Ellis and Brock; several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his loving wife, Lotte on July 29, 2005; one brother, Aldie Larson; one sister, Ruth
He was a charter member of Friends in Christ Lutheran Church, member and past president of Morris Lions Club, Melvin
Jones Fellow Recipient, Lions of Illinois foundation Fellow, Twice Lion of the Year, past member of Morris Chamber of
Commerce, past member of Morris Zoning Board of Appeal, member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No.967, Fraternal
Order of Eagles No. 1024 and American Legion Post 294. Also, was a volunteer driver for Morris Hospital Transportation
Department starting in 2005. He was a diehard Chicago Bears fan, loved fishing and all sports in general.
Memorials may be directed to the Morris Lions Club.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Fruland Funeral Home, 121 W. Jefferson St.,
in Morris with Pastor Mark Willig officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from
4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Fruland Funeral Home. Military honors will be provided by the Morris Color Guard.
For more information, call the funeral home at 815-942-0700.