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VIRGINIA MAXINE LARSEN Virginia Maxine Larsen, passed away on July 19, 2020, at the age of 100 years young. She was born in Bozeman, Montana, May 16, 1920, to Amos Marble and Mable Marble. Virginia grew up living on the Flying "D" Ranch located in Gallatin Gateway, Montana. After high school, they moved to Livingston, Montana, and she went to work at Wilcox-son's Ice Cream and Confectionary. There she met her future husband, Grover Larsen. They dated for a while but that got interrupted by WWII. Virginia moved to San Francisco and worked as the secretary for the president of the Mark Hopkins Hotel. She moved back to Livingston and upon Grover's return from overseas, they were married on June 6, 1948. Grover and Virginia had two sons Dennis and Frank. The family lived in Livingston until 1959, then moved to Texarkana, Texas before moving to Las Vegas in 1961. Virginia, worked for the Clark County School District, as an elementary school secretary. There she met, Mr. Neil Twitchell and they would work together for the next 22 years. Virginia, would go on to open three new elementary schools, J. T. McWilliams, J. M. Ullom and Gene Ward. She retired in 1982, and enjoyed the next 20 years of retirement with Grover until he passed in May of 2002. Virginia liked volunteering for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Southeast Area Command. Her hobbies were sewing, playing Bingo, not to mention, becoming a real Golden Knights Fan and loved playing Keno at Green Valley Ranch. At the time of her passing she was a resident of Merrill Gardens - Siena Hills Community. We will always remember the wonderful staff at Merrill Gardens for the exceptional care they provide for her from day one. In her final weeks, she was under the care of Nathan Adelson Hospice, which was terrific in caring for her and the family. Virginia was proceeded in death by her parents, Amos and Mable, and husband of 54 years Grover. She is survived by sons Dennis (Brenda) Larsen and Frank Larsen (Hazel Hill), two granddaughters, Jennifer (Jon) Kalisvaart and Allison (Aaron) Cuoco, five great-grand-children, Maddie, Charlotte, Sophie, Molly and Corbin. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her name to Nathan Adelson Hospice, the American Lung Association or the charity of your choice. Services will be at Palm Mortuary on South Eastern Ave. Due to COVID-19, services will be private.

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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal from Jul. 23 to Jul. 24, 2020.
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July 27, 2020
Virgina you were such a lady, beautiful,
And full of life and and God's colors surrounded your world. You walked into Eternity with our Lord.
Not good bye see you later.
Love Estella
Estella Contreras
July 27, 2020
Virgina was a beautiful lady so perfect in every way, everything had to be done just the way she liked it, but she was kind about it, always saying her "Thank you's " she loved color, and her world was feeled with it. Her sons, and her family she Loved dearly, and they adored their Mother, such care their Love was beautiful to see, she Loved the Lord we talked about Jesus. "She had a laughter, like a gigle that made you look straight in her eyes and smile at her and say what way do you want ut done ? To me she had a dreamy Angel look about her. I am Glad God allowed her to live 100 years so I can be part of her world. I will miss her and you could not help but Fall in Love with her. She was delightful to be around. Strong women in every way. "I know she is in Heaven now ,Happy and peaceful. But believe me there is no doubt in my mind that she is in Heaven trying to talk God into doing things her way, oh my virgina you will Love the colors of the Rainbow for Eternity. Happiness my beautiful Lady.
It' s not good bye just I will see you later.
She walked though the door of
Heaven's Eternity.
Love Estella Bingo you made it.
Estella Contreras
July 24, 2020
Virginia was a very special lady and will be sorely missed. I'll always remember our meeting at Community Lutheran Church and attending many musical and other theater performances . The family is in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time
Betty Downward
July 24, 2020
It was my privilege to have known Virginia and her zest for life. Condolences to Frank and Dennis in the loss of their Mom. She will be missed.
Ray Caruso
July 23, 2020
Dennis and Frank and family, Your mon, Virginia, has been in our lives since we moved to Las Vegas in 1968 when she was our school secretary at J. M. Ullom. Virginia was always a bright spot in our day as she greeted us each morning. Then we made the move to Gene Ward and she was right there with a smile and a helping hand. Over the years we have maintained our friendship through "Gene Ward Luncheons" Roger and I were privileged to pick her up and drive her to the luncheon. She loved the ride across town many times always saying she wasn't ready to go back to the apartment yet. We are very thankful to be blest with her friendship. God is good! We will all miss her very much. We are grateful for the memories. Roger and Mary Felgar
Mary Felgar
July 23, 2020
God bless her and prayers to her family
Kevin davis
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