Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 24, 2020
Charles Russell Larsen

Obit Charles Russell LarsenCharles Russell Larsen, born May 27, 1936, passed away peacefully March 18, 2020, surrounded by his family. Russ is survived by his daughter Kim Jenkins; son Jason Larsen (Gaylynn); seven grandchildren Ryne, Kayla, Tee, Pierce, Elika, Lillian, and Scarlett; and five great-grandchildren Jordan, Hailey, Andriann, Lexie, and Jaxon; as well as his brother Bruce Larsen and sister Kath. Russ loved spending time with his family. He attended many dance recitals, sporting events and birthday parties. He affectionately gave each of his grandchildren a nickname that many of them still use.

Russ was a hard worker and a go-getter, he successfully built a business named Larsen Printing. He worked hard to provide the best product at a low cost to his customers. When he would deliver the orders they were always happy to see him. He often took time to see how they were doing and if there was any other way he could help them.  

Russ had a generous, kind heart. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in which he served faithfully. He was always willing to lend a helping hand and make sure the situation was taken care of. There are many stories of Russ’s generous nature. All of his family and many friends and acquaintances have stories of how Russ has helped and lifted them up at some point in their lifetime. He was dependable, he was always early and ready for what was taking place.  

He served honorably in the United States Air Force and traveled too many locations. He liked to travel and took his family on several adventures including Mexico, parts of the U. S. and Europe. He was an avid chess player; he and his brother would play late into the night. Russ was grateful for the friends and family he had around him.  

We were blessed to have Russ as a part of our life. He was preceded in death by his parents Bessie Cleo Fowles and Connell Reed Larsen, two sisters, and his wife and sweetheart Roberta Anne (Lancaster) Larsen. Russ will be laid to rest at the Grantsville Cemetery.

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