Richard Ole Larson, 68 of Manteca passed away Monday, January 19th at his residence.
Mr. Larson was born in Tyler, Minnesota and was a resident of Manteca for 27 years. He was an operations manager for Toppan Photomasks, Inc. for 28 years and a retired Lieutenant in the US Navy. He received his Naval Aviator Wings in 1968 and was awarded eight Air Medals and numerous Combat Medals during his three deployments in Vietnam. He was a member of Crossroads Grace Community Church in Manteca and an avid outdoors-man. He was a dedicated family man, coaching his sons in baseball, football and life as well as being a passionate Minnesota Vikings fan.
Mr. Larson is survived by his wife, Sandra Larson of Manteca; sons, Brandon (Ashley) Larson of Fairfield and Garrett Larson; daughter, Tristel Pacanas both of Manteca; brothers, David (Kathy) Larson, Robert (Nancy) Larson, Dale Larson all of Minnesota; half-brothers, James (Colleen) Sudlow of San Jose and Warren Sudlow of Kansas City; sister, Arlene (Jim) Marchand of North Dakota; numerous nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his step-fathers, Don Sudlow, Harm Heidebrink and mother, Gertrude Heidebrink.
A Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 pm, Friday, January 30th at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Patterson followed by a private Graveside Service with Military Honors at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella.
Donations may be made to: Sandy Larson via Rlarson.knuckles@gmail
.com and she will distribute to Asera Care, 2529 W. March Lane, Suite 101, Stockton, CA 95207 and Stanford University, C/O Leukemia Research Program, P.O. Box 20466, Stanford, CA 94309.
Services conducted by Hillview Funeral Chapel, Patterson.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Saturday, January 24, 2015