Bruce Larson

June 8, 1963-April 18, 2021

Bruce Jon Larson, 57,

South Prairie, ND, passed

away Sunday, April 18,

2021, at his home.

Bruce was born June 8,

1963, the son of Russell

and Claire (Freda) Larson,

in Minot, ND. Bruce was

raised and educated in

Minot, graduating from

Minot High School in

1981. While in school he

was a member of the FFA

and the Boy Scouts.

Bruce married Rhonda

Lakoduk in September 3,

1983 at Bethany Lutheran

Church, Minot. They

made their home in Minot

where he was self em-

ployed as a carpet install-

er. In 1985, they moved to

South Prairie and Bruce

joined his grandfather

with the family farm.

Bruce was a member of

Saron Lutheran Church,

South Prairie, and the


Bruce enjoyed target

shooting, farming and

tinkering on anything

around the farm, listening

to “What’s On Your Mind”

and his idol Rush Lim-


His loving family in-

cludes: wife of 37 years,

Rhonda Larson; mother

Claire Larson; brother,

Rev. Craig (Suzanne) Lar-

son, sisters, Lynn (Mar-

vin) Meine, Minot, Chan-

da (Pat) Wegner;

mother-in-law, Audrey

Lakoduk; brother-in-law,

Mark (Alison) Lakoduk,

and Dennis (Susie) Lako-

duk; aunts and uncles;

Barb Jensen, Luella

Conine, Cliff (Judy) Lako-

duk and Norman Lako-

duk; Hal (Connie) Scar-

brough; Godmother, Barb

Jensen; Nieces and

nephews, Mathew Meine

and his children, Levin

and Merek; Brooke (Rick-

ie) Rosenau and their chil-

dren, Oliver and Liam;

Andria (Thomas) Taylor

and their children, Paige

and Natalie; Monica Lar-

son, Alex Wegner and Ben

Wegner; Craig and Chris

Lakoduk; Robin Szafran

and her children, Brandon

and Adam and lifelong

friend, Jay Underdahl.

Bruce was preceded in

death by his father,

Russell Larson;

grandparents, Roland and

Henrietta Freda; Walter

and Margaret Larson, fa-

ther in law, Moses Lako-

duk, and Godfather, David


Funeral: Friday, April

23, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at

Bethany Lutheran

Church, Minot, ND.

Masks and social distanc-

ing are required

Interment: Rosehill

Memorial Park, Minot,


Visitation: Thursday

from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00

p.m. at Thompson-Larson

Funeral Home, Minot.

Memorials: are pre-

ferred to Salvation Army

Red Kettle.

The service will be

livestreamed for the pub-

lic to view and can be ac-

cessed by going to the

Bethany Lutheran’s web-

site, bethanylutheran.tv

Those wishing to sign

the online register and

share memories may ac-

cess the online obituaries

section at