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.