Michael Eugene Larsen, 61, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in Decatur, Texas. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Michael was born Feb. 2, 1951, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Leonard and Wanda (Smith) Larsen. He was a retired cattleman. Michael enjoyed buying and selling cattle and he loved to make people laugh. He never met a stranger.
Michael was a member of the Alvord Baptist Church in Alvord, Texas.
He is survived by his son, Dustin Larsen and wife, Stacey; two granddaughters, Elsie and Kinley Larsen, all of Springfield, Mo.; mother, Wanda Larsen of Fort Scott; two sisters, Beverley Larsen of Ozark, Mo., and Belinda Tucker of Fort Scott; two brothers, Steve Larsen of Springfield, Mo., and Brad Larsen of Winfield, Kan.; and friend, Chirl Hardwick.
Michael was preceded in death by his father and brother, Dick Larsen.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2012, at 421 Sunset Drive.