Frederick E. Larson, 93, of Englewood, Fla., died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.
He was born Nov. 5, 1920, in Aurora, Ill., to Ernest and Matilda (nee Meyer) Larson.
Mr. Larson moved to the area in 1975 from Aurora, where was the owner of Larson Brothers Decorating. He was a past Harbor Master at Burnt Store Marina of Punta Gorda, Fla. Mr. Larson was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his son, Stanley (Diane) Larson of Homosassa, Fla.; his daughter, Shirley (John) Theis of Lake Suzy, Fla.; three brothers, Donald (Rosie) Larson and Dean Larson, both of Aurora, and Gordon (Pam) Larson of Yorkville, Ill.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. Larson was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce I. Larson.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Lemon Bay Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice. You can express your condolences to the family at www.lemonbayfh.com.
Arrangements are by Lemon Bay Funeral Home and Cremation Services.