Age 78, of Lansing, passed away October 17, 2011. She was born August 30, 1933 in Robinson, Illinois to Reuben and Cleo Brush. Merdene was a retired legal secretary, who loved her family, reading, and her dogs.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Jack Larson; her children: Michael (Cathy) Larson, Susan (Brian) Sugden, and Todd (Katrina) Larson; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Larson; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a brother, Wayne (Maryalice) Brush; and a sister, Jean Kelly. She was preceded in death by a son, Eric Larson.
The funeral service for Merdene Larson will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the Community of Christ Capitol Area Congregation, 1514 W. Miller Rd., Lansing. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sparrow Hospice Services, 1210 W. Saginaw St., Lansing, MI 48915.