CLASS OF 1982
OCTOBER 28, 1963 - MARCH 27, 1992
Tera Fawn Grant Larson, 28, Osawatomie, died Friday morning, March 27, 1992, in a vehicular accident between Parker and Beagle.
She was born Oct. 28, 1963, in Pittsburg, Kan., the first of two children of Charles Richard and Donna Lorell DeBus Grant. She grew up in Herington and moved to Osawatomie 12 years ago. She graduated from the Osawatomie High School with the Class of 1982.
She was married on Jan. 23, 1982, in Osawatomie to Brian Troutman. They made their home in Quincy, Ill., and Garnett, and became the parents of two sons. Their marriage ended in divorce in 1987.
She was married to David E. Larson on Jan. 25, 1988, in Osawatomie. They lived in Paola and became the parents of two children.
Mrs. Larson worked as a mental health aide at the Osawatomie State Hospital for a short time. She began working at the Eastgate Motel in the housekeeping department last summer. She then worked for Rigid Form Inc., rural Paola, for a short time. She had been working at Westmark Inc., a coat factory in Parker for the past three weeks.
She was a member of the Miami County Quilters Guild in Paola. She originated the idea of making and donating quilts for distressed children.
Mrs. Larson attended the First United Methodist Church of Osawatomie.
Surviving are her husband, David E. Larson of Paola; three sons, Jason L. Troutman, age 9, and Aaron James Troutman, 8, both of Burlington, Kan., and Nicholas Larson, 3, of the home; a daughter, Carrie Larson, 4 of the home; her father, Richard Grand of Osawatomie; her mother, Donna DeBus Hanson of Burdick, Kan.; two Stepmothers, Vivien Grant and Anitta Grand, both of Osawatomie; and a brother, Richard Scott Grant of Salina, Kan.
Others surviving include two half-brothers, Brad D. Grant of Osawatomie, and J. P. Hanson of Salina; a half-sister, Lorrell Hanson of Burdick, Kan.; a stepbrother, Curtis Caruso of Pensacola, Fla.; two stepsisters, Debbie Caruso Zuereb and Toni Caruso Dial, both of Oklahoma City, Okla.; her grandmothers, Margaret Grant of Osawatomie, and Edna Mae DeBus of Herington, Kan.; two step-maternal grandmothers, Ruby Chapman of Midwest City, Okla., and Alice Latimer of Osawatomie.
Services were at Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home in Osawatomie. The Rev. Ted Hunter, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church, was the officiant. Music was provided by Bob Lorenz and Ruth Lombard.
Burial was in the Beagle Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brian Rhodes, Brian Law, Dale Bratton, Doug Smith, Mike Cummings, Daniel DeLeon, Danny Wobker and Dalton Moore.