Mar 21, 2023

Cynthia E. (Ames) Larson

Posted Mar 21, 2023 12:43 PM

Cynthia E. (Ames) Larson

Cynthia E. (Ames) Larson
Cynthia E. (Ames) Larson

August 23, 1925 ~ March 18, 2023 (age 97)

Obituary of Cynthia E. Larson- Memorials may be mailed in care of the funeral home, Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, P.O. Box 326, Belleville, Kansas.   Memorial suggested to Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Norway, Kansas.

Cynthia Emma Larson, the daughter of Fredrik (Fred) E. Ames and Lula Viola Horkman Ames, was born August 23, 1925 in rural Rydal, Kansas and passed away on March 18, 2023 at the Republic County Hospital at the age of 97 years, 6 months and 27 days.   

Cynthia attended District 48 Grade School and graduated from Norway High School. She then attended St. Joseph School of Nursing in Concordia, Kansas graduating as a Registered Nurse. She worked as a nurse in Concordia and later for the Republic County Health Department in Belleville.

On July 16, 1946 she was united in marriage to Glenn A. Larson and to this union was born, Lyle and Lori. The couple made their home in rural Norway, Kansas.   

Cynthia was a member of the Kansas Nurses Association.   She also was a member of the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Norway, Kansas where she was an active member in Church activities and ladies groups. Cynthia was an organist, playing in the area Scandia and Norway Churches for many years. She enjoyed her family and spending time with them.

Cynthia was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Lula Ames; her husband Glenn A. Larson in 2010;  brother Charles Ames; sister Sadie Kenyon, and two half-sisters, Ella Loomis and Dorothy Jackson.

She is survived by her children Lyle (Lisa) Larson of Osage Beach, MO and Lori (Carl) Larson Peterson, of Kansas City, MO; four grandchildren,  Lennae Rodriguez, Luke Larson, Orion Heath, and Ariel Rodriguez; and eight great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Norway, Kansas with Pastor Dennis Beckmann, officiating.

Interment will be at the Norway Cemetery, Norway, Kansas.

The casket has been closed.   Friends may call to register from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, Kansas.

Memorials are suggested to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Norway, Kansas.

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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, 1322 19th St. (P.O. Box 326) Belleville, Kansas is assisting the family with the arrangements.  

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