Judy Larson

Judy Larson of Auburn died Sept. 5, 2014.

She was born Sept. 24, 1942, in Aberdeen, Wash. She graduated from Seattle Pacific University, was a teacher at Lea Hill Elemen-tary and Valley Christian School and later was an assistant librarian at Algona Pacific Library. She had a creative spirit and loved writing notes of encouragement.

She is survived by husband John Larson, children Andrew Larson and Annamarie Larson, sister Bonnie Conklin, and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by son Robert Larson.

Instead of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to her college roommate, missionary Phyllis Sortor of Free Methodist World Missions. A memorial service is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at New Day Christian Fellowship.