Travis received his Ph.D. in history from Oklahoma State University and taught at Fort Hays State.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ralph and Evelyn Schumacher and Alfred and Georgie Fisher, and brother, Brandon Larsen.
Travis is survived by his wife, Darlene; son, Kailar; stepsons, Derek (Kimbre), Adam, Ryan and Logan Fritz; parents, Don and Jean Larsen; sister, Jennifer Pfannenstiel (Jake), and niece, Alexis Pfannenstiel.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina. Cremation was chosen; there will be no visitation. Inurnment will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, in care of Ryan Mortuary.