David Lee Larson,
David Lee Larson, 61, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Kathy
Hospice surrounded by his family. Dave was born on Sept. 15, 1951, in
Port Washington, to Kenneth and Marjorie (Korb) Larson. Dave spent his
childhood years in Newburg, shortly after he migrated to West Bend. He
was employed as a construction worker for various companies throughout
In 2002, Dave married his longtime girlfriend, Ginnie Frings, in a
tropical wedding in Jamaica. Shortly after, they moved to Marenisco,
Mich., to his home on Lake Gogebic. Dave loved spending his time
fishing, hunting and on the water. He had a real knack for gardening and
landscaping. Dave loved to spend time with his new girl, German shepherd
puppy “Cindy” and cat “Callie.”
Dave was a passionate husband, dad, grandfather and friend. He will be
deeply missed by those that knew him. Dave, also known as “Big Daddy,”
was known most for his quick-witted humor and the ability to make those
around him laugh.
He is survived by wife, Ginnie (Frings); daughter, Tracy (Paul) Ermer;
son, Cory (Patti) Larson; grandchildren, Beau and Brady Becker, Brooklyn
and Brynn Ermer; step-children, Brenda (Ryan) Bowser, Chris (Tom) Hilt;
step-granddaughter, Jazzelle Peters and step-grandson, Sebastian;
siblings, Nancy Nehring, Tom (JoAnn) Larson, Mike (Kay) Larson, Vicki
(Perry) Gornjak, Ken (Mary) Larson, and Ron (Denise) Larson. He is
further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Keegan.
The visitation will be held at Phillip Funeral Home (1420 W. Paradise
Drive, West Bend) on Wednesday, April 17 from 4-7 p.m. with sharing of
memories at 7 p.m.
The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to St. Joseph’s
ICU staff, Dr. Smale, Dr. Gill, and the Kathy Hospice for the care and
compassion provided to Dave and his family on this journey.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)