Arenac County Independent

Louis Dean Larson

Died July 24, 2022

Louis Dean Larson, age 71, of Fair Haven, left this world on July 24, 2022, from Lewy Body Dementia.

He was the son of Earl and Marion Larson (both deceased) of Standish.

He married Janet Martell of Herron in 1978. Dean served in the Michigan Air National Guard for 34 years and achieved the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, serving honorably in Operation Iraqi Freedom and retiring in 2006.

He was predeceased by his sister, Earla Hutchinson, and his brother-in-law, Mike Martell.

He leaves behind his wife, Janet of Fair Haven; sons, Nicholas (Melissa), and Ryan Scott (Rebekka); brothers-in-law, Dick Hutchinson of Circle, Alaska, and Jim Martell; sisters-in-law, Joann Pinkerton and Sherry (John) Nolan. He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, Parker, Kaylee, Zachary, and Holstrom; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Michigan Veterans Home at Chesterfield Township, 47901 Sugarbush Rd, Chesterfield Township, MI  48047.