October 25, 1948 – September 25, 2012
Leroy M. “Lee” Larsen was born October 25, 1948 to Harvey and Noradel Larsen of Swea City, Iowa. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 25, 2012, after a long battle with cancer.
Lee was an education administrator, teacher and coach for 30 years, the last 19 at Goodrell Middle School in Des Moines. Upon retirement, he worked at and managed Longview Golf Center for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Laura, and two lovely daughters, Kim and Meredith Phillips. Also surviving him are his parents, Harvey and Noradel Larsen; sister, Marcia Holst (Duane), three brothers, Steven Larsen (Sandra), Charles Larsen (Renee), and Ronald Larsen (Kathy); mother-in-law, Marguerite Webster and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, September 28, 2012 at Iles Funeral Homes – Westover Chapel in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 29, 2012 at New Hope Assembly of God. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Speed the Light Missions c/o New Hope Assembly of God Church, 6800 Townsend Avenue, Urbandale, Iowa 50322. Online condolences will be welcomed at www.IlesCares.com.
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