Joan Margaret Larson, 77, died Monday, July 19, 2021.
A celebration of Joan’s life was held on Friday, July 30 at Valley Presbyterian Church in Green Valley, Ariz.
Donations can be made to Valley Presbyterian Church or Valley Assistance Services (one of Joan’s favorite charities) located at 3950 S. Camino del Heroe, Green Valley, Ariz. 85614.
Joan was born on September 25, 1943, in Jasper, to Arthur and Margaret Bisson.
She was an elementary Catholic school teacher in Minnesota for over 30 years. She met her husband, Steve Larson, while attending Mankato State University in Mankato. The two were united in marriage on December 27, 1965, and they enjoyed 56 years of love and happiness together.
Joan was a faithful member of the Valley Presbyterian Church where she was very active in the Stephen Ministry program, Network of Caring and many other committees and groups. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and her dear friends in Arizona. She enjoyed being outdoors tending to her extensive flowers and landscaping. Joan showed unconditional love to all and had a warm, welcoming smile for everyone! She will be deeply missed by her family and many friends.
She is survived by her husband, Steve; children, Jackie (Paul) Dietzler, Melissa Savage, Brent (Deanna) Larson; eight grandchildren; 12 brothers and sisters and many other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Margaret Bisson.