Norman Alan Larson was born Aug. 30, 1948 in Sunnyside, WA to Lester and Eleda Larson of Mabton, WA. He lived in the area his whole life and in later years on the family farm near Mabton. He graduated in 1966 from Grandview HS and 1970 from PLU in Tacoma.
He worked a short time for the Grandview Police Department as a dispatcher and then the rest of his working years as a manager at Snokist in Grandview. He loved to hunt, fish, bowl, play softball, and golf. He loved to brag about how often he golfed. He watched golf, football, baseball on TV. He often had several TV’s on watching different games all at the same time.
He died May 21, 2019 after a long illness. He is survived by two sisters, Joann Read (Stuart passed away in 2015) and Joyce Short (Tom), a nephew, Andrew Short (Mary, kids Ryan and Caitlin), and niece Susan Lemke (Craig, kids Peter and Jackie). He had a ready smile and loved to tease. He will be missed.