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Doris M. Larsen

Doris M. Larsen
Funeral services were conducted Oct. 29 in Glen Arbor for Doris Madelyn Larsen of Empire who died Oct. 24 at Mercy Hospital in Monroe. She was 93.
She was born July 9, 1917, in Frankfort, the daughter of Charles and May (Trumpower) Alspaugh. Her husband, Richard Larsen, preceded her in death in 2003.
A wife, mother and grandmother, she was an accomplished portrait artist and a talented seamstress. She also enjoyed working in her vegetable garden. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Glen Arbor, the Order of the Eastern Star Traverse City Lodge, and the Senior Citizens of Empire.
She is survived by her daughter, Dorian (Frank) Mantei of Monroe; her sister, Margaret VanHoven of Empire; four grandsons and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Barbara Ann Larsen, during childhood.
Interment was in Maple Grove Cemetery in Empire. The Bennett-Barz Funeral Home of Beulah was assisting the family.

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