Jeffrey Ellsworth Larson, 57, of Cambridge died Sunday, November 3, 2013 at his home.
He was born June 14, 1956 in Minneapolis to Gerald and Iris (Peterson) Larson. He was baptized and confirmed at Cambridge Lutheran Church. Jeff attended school in Cambridge and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1974. After high school he attended Gustavus Adolphus College and graduated with a Business and Economics degree in 1979.
Jeff worked a few years as a bank auditor, as an attendant with 3M on their private jet and clerked in the Judicial Court system in St. Paul while in law school. He attended William Mitchell School of Law, graduating from there in 1987. Soon after graduating, he started his own practice in Cambridge; Jeffrey E. Larson Attorney at Law. The past summer he worked at Glacier National Park in Montana.
He was a member Cambridge Lutheran Church and a member of the Minnesota Bar. Jeff earned his pilots license and enjoyed flying. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed boating, going to the family cabin on Sand Lake, hiking and skiing. Jeff was adventurous and enjoyed trying new things and was involved with Outward Bound. He was a kind and sweet man who was always willing to help anyone in need and was always interested in his family members and what was happening in their lives.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, and father Gerald. Jeff is survived by his mother Iris Larson of Cambridge, brother Scott and wife Nancy Larson of Cambridge, sister Stephanie and husband Ed Stec of Wyoming, Minn., nieces and nephews Emily (Drew) Graham of Jackson Hole, Wy., Heidi (Craig) Leitha of Clear Lake, Minn., Molly (Matt) Grell of Isanti, Matt (Angie) Stec of Woodbury, Tim Stec, Andy Stec, Tobie Stec and Hannah Stec of Wyoming, Minn., great niece and nephew Reese and Carter Leitha, aunts and uncles Dean and Shirley Goplerud of Richmond, VA, Janet and Hillman Lueddemann of Portland, Ore., Jerry Weld of Minnetonka, and Penny Peterson of Florida, as well as many other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services were held Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Cambridge Lutheran Church with Rev. David Everett officiating. Valerie Peterson, accompanied by Mary Kay ONeill will sing On Eagles Wings and The Lords Prayer. Pallbearers will be Scott Larson, Matt, Tim, Andy, Tobie, Ed and Stephanie Stec. Interment will be in the Cambridge Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Cambridge.