Jeff Duane Larson passed away unexpectedly on August 31, 2020. He was born on March 22, 1956 in Slayton, MN to Dave and Marjorie (Dahlquist) Larson.
Jeff grew up on the family farm and graduated from Slayton High School. Following graduation, he attended Alexandria Technical College for Professional Truck Driver. He trucked for several years over the road for Wipf and Schmidt’s in Currie. Jeff then moved to Moorcroft, WY where he owned and operated a garbage hauling service for over nine years. He was also employed at the Moorcroft Schools where he worked for 34 years as a custodian and in the maintenance department. In addition, he was a member of the Moorcroft Volunteer Fire Department for 30 years.
Jeff loved being outdoors, fishing, hunting elk in Jackson Hole, helping and volunteering his time for many and spending time with his grandchildren who he adored. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his loving wife of 23 years, Kristy; son, Duane, from a previous marriage; stepson, Tyler; and stepdaughter Tosha; grandchildren, Camy and Wyatt; brother, Lee Larson of Slayton; sister, Janet (Dale) Schaeffer of Avoca; and mother, Marge Larson of rural Slayton. He is preceded in death by his dad, David; sister, Lori; sister-in-law, Eldora Larson; and nephew, Jacob Hedlund.
Celebration of Life will be held at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Moorcroft Fire Hall; a meal will be provided by Moorcroft Fire Hall. Please wear Red in Jeff’s honor. The burial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials and condolences may be sent to Kristy Larson, PO Box 602, Moorcroft, WY 82721.
Please send flowers to 404 Park Street, Moorcroft, WY 82721. Flowers will be viewed at Moorcroft Fire Hall during the celebration of life.
Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com.