Cover photo for Dennis L. Larson's Obituary
Dennis

Dennis L. Larson

Dennis L. Larson

April 1, 1942 to April 2, 2022

Dennis Larson

, 80,

passed away

at

Chandler

Regional

Medical Center

on April 2, 2022.

Dennis

was born on April 1, 1942 in Cooperstown, ND to Olga and Melvin Larson. He graduated from Cooperstown High School in 1960

and married Diane Howden, his high school sweetheart, on July 17, 1960. Dennis

attend

ed

Dickinson State College

for two years

on an athletic scholarship,

competing

on the football

, basketball

and track teams

. He

went on to graduate from North Dakota State University with a Degree in Pharmacy in

1966

. Dennis

worked for

14

years at Larson Drug in Mayville, ND. He and Diane purchased Hillsboro Drug and Gift in

1982

and worked

there until his retirement in

2004

.

After selling their long-time family home in Mayville, ND,

Dennis and

his wife

Diane

sp

lit their time between

Big Co

rmorant

Lake in Detroit Lakes, MN

and

S

un Lakes, AZ

until residing in Sun Lakes

full

time

.

D

ennis was an

avid

sports fan

and especially loved watching the

Phoenix Suns, Arizona

Diamondback

s

, Arizona

Cardinals

, and NDSU

Bison

Football

.

He enjoyed

spending time with family and friends,

going to breakfast with his buddies several days a week

and playing Pinochle

.

Dennis is survived by his wife Diane (Howden); three

children

,

Lori Grommesh (John), Ca

sselton,

ND, Greg Larson (Shelby Felton), Castle Rock, CO, and Sue Selle (Eric), Lone Tree, CO; six grandchildren

,

Michael Grommesh (Kelsey), Ca

s

s

elton

, ND, Julie Grommesh, Fargo, ND, Brayden Selle, Tucson, AZ, Collin Selle, Seattle, WA, Mikayla and Mad

e

lyn Larson, Castle Rock, CO; and six great



grandchildren. He

was

preced

ed

in death by his parents,

Olga and

Melvin Larson

;

brother

,

James Larson

;

infant

children

, J

ulie and Danny

Larson

;

and granddaughter, Christyn Grommesh.

In li

e

u of flower

s

or memorials, please consider donating to

American Stroke Association (

www.stroke.org)

.

The family

is planning to

host a Celebration of Life

service

in Sun Lakes, AZ on April 30, 2022.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dennis L. Larson, please visit our flower store.

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