July 8, 1918 - Nov. 26, 2005

BENSON -- Inez Larson, 87, of Forest Lake, formerly of Benson, died Saturday.

The service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Benson.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mattson Funeral Home in Forest Lake, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., and for one hour prior to the service at the church in Benson on Thursday.

She was born July 8, 1918, in Benson to Anna and Ingvald Erickson. She grew up in Benson and graduated from high school in 1936.

She married Julius Larson in 1938. She was a homemaker. They moved to Fridley in 1968 and worked as resident apartment managers. They retired and moved to Forest Lake in 1991.

She is survived by her children: Gloria (and Russ) Mansmith of Forest Lake, Mark (and Betty) Larson of Starbuck; six grandchildren; 16 great-greandchildren; and her brother: Hjalmer (and Blanche) Erickson of Benson.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a stillborn son: Gary; and one grandson.