Service Details



Tuesday, September 29, 2020
1:00 pm
Lutheran Church of the Cross
1701 8th Street SW
Altoona, Iowa




Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home
105 Fourth Street SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009
(515) 967-4272

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Richard "Dick" Larsen Richard “Dick” Alan Larsen, 77, was born January 25, 1943 in Des Moines, the son of Herbert and Dorothy (Ross) Larsen. He passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital.

After many years of faithful service, Dick retired from Armstrong Tire and Rubber. He enjoyed classic cars and going to the races.

Dick is survived by his loving wife, Michele Larsen; children, Doug (Missie) Larsen and Krista Paddock; step-children, Jenett Tillotson and Larry (Dana) Tillotson; grandchildren, Cassidy, A.J., Alex, Nick, Brett, Michael, Jacob, Nathan, Ryan and Alyssa; two great-grandchildren and one on the way; sister-in-law, Karol and her daughter, Pamela; numerous nieces and nephews; other loving relatives and many special friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Harold and Herb.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Lutheran Church of the Cross, 1701 8th St. SW in Altoona.

Due to COVID, the family is practicing social distancing with no physical contact, and masks are required. If you prefer, you can join the family virtually for the live stream of the funeral service using this link.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League or the Caring Hands Food Pantry Altoona in loving memory of Dick.

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