Virginia Florence Larson

January 6, 1931 ~ November 25, 2013

 

Virginia F. Larson, 82, Sioux Falls, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Monday, November 25, 2013, at the Sanford Medical Center, in Sioux Falls.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at Sioux Falls First Assembly of God.

Virginia Florence Lindberg was born January 6, 1931, in Estherville, Iowa and was raised in Minnesota. She attended high school in North St. Paul through 11th grade. After high school, she worked for North West Bell for 5 years as a switchboard operator. Later, Virginia was involved in God’s Invasion Army on the west coast for 1 year. She married Stanley Anderson on February 14, 1957, at Calvary Baptist Church in St. Paul. They settled onto a farm near Montrose, SD and raised their family. Virginia loved to garden and loved music. She even played an accordion. She was a member of Ramsey Baptist Church and active in the ladies circle and choir. They retired and moved to Madison in 1984. Virginia married Darrell Larson on November 24, 1992. In July of 2011, Virginia moved to Sioux Falls to Prairie Crossing. She was also active at the First Assembly of God Church in Sioux Falls. Even after moving into Assisted Living, the highlight of her week was attending bible study & church on Sunday. Virginia especially enjoyed spending time with family. Occasions spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren created memories that she was very fond of.

Virginia will be deeply missed by her four children: Duane (Janet) Anderson, Sioux Falls, Gabriel Anderson, Sioux Falls, Rebecca Liesinger, Madison, and Kathy Anderson, Madison; fourteen grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Virginia was preceded in death by twin sons: John and Carl, and one daughter: Nancy, and one daughter-in-law: Dawn Anderson.

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  • Darrin Olinger says:

    Dear Anderson family,
    my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your mother; I have many fond memories of her throughout my childhood on the farm, at Ramsey, as well as her friendship with my mother. We enjoyed her company last Christmas, when she visited at my mom’s house. Your mother was also very thoughtful in her kind letters to me when I was stationed overseas. Please know many prayers are being sent your way. God bless and keep you.

  • carla uherka says:

    Dear Cousins, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I am unable to attend due to back problems. I cannot drive so far. However, I wish I could go. We will be thinking of you on Sunday afternoon. I love you all . Your loving cousin,

    Carla

  • Debra Boggs says:

    I am very sorry for your loss. Virginia will be missed. I had the pleasure of knowing her at the assisted living home she lived in. I was one of many of her care givers. Her kindness and smiles will be missed around the home! God Bless all of you!

  • Anita (Larson) Johnson says:

    I’m so, so sorry to hear about your loss. Your mom was one of my favorite neighbors ever! I loved her happy ways and cheerful spirit.
    You’re going to be so lonesome~! Do you suppose she and Mom have had coffee yet together?
    We’ll be thinking and praying for you so much this year.
    With love,
    Anita and Jeff

  • The Eyecare Center says:

    We always enjoyed Virginia’s visits to our office and were saddened by the news of her passing. We are all very sorry for your family’s loss.

    Drs. Brooke and Larson and the Eyecare Center Staff

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