1929 ~ 2015
“Charles” Larsen passed away on May 6th at his
home surrounded by family. He was preceded in passing by
son Bradley William and survived by wife Vera Hatch, his
wife of 65 years and children Linda Lee (Jim) Brinton and
sons Robert Charles (Jana), Lars Christian (Kelly) and Eric
Welker (Rebecca). He was born on June 6th, 1929 to Percey
and Eulalia Larsen at home in Glendale Idaho. Growing up
on the family farm, he learned the attributes of hard work,
integrity and service that became hallmarks of his life.
He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1948 and The
University of Kansas City at Missouri School of Dentistry
in 1952. Charles married Vera Hatch in the Logan Utah Temple
on August 22, 1950. After graduation from Dental school
he joined the Coast Guard, where he served for four years
and completed a residency with the US Department of Health.
He had a successful dental practice in California for 38
Charles loved being outdoors and had a true appreciation
for the beauty of nature. He loved to fish, hunt and garden
especially if it was with his family.
He was a loving, kind and patient father and husband and
an example to all who knew him. He lived a life of silent
service, generously blessing the lives of family, friends
and many others. He was a lifelong, dedicated member and
humble servant in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 11, 2015, at
12:00 noon at the Manila 3rd LDS Ward Chapel, 3396 North
900 West, Pleasant Grove, Utah. Family and friends may call
Sunday evening from 5:30-7:00 pm at the Warenski Funeral
Home, 1776 North 900 East, American Fork, Utah, and also
at an additional viewing on Monday morning from 10:30-11:30
am prior to services at the church. Interment will take
place in the American Fork City Cemetery.