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Larry Monson, 71, of Northwood, ND passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his home in Northwood. A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bilden-Askew Funeral Home in Northwood. A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Larry (Wayne) Monson was born May 26, 1948 in Northwood, ND to Hazel (Nygaard) and Norman Monson. He grew up in rural Hatton and attended school in Hatton. He later attended Mayville State and graduated from Aakers Business College. On November 2, 1970, Larry married Myrna (Hanson) in Aberdeen, SD.
Larry was known for his quick wit and his ability to fix anything. He spent much of his life in Northwood working as a mechanic and farmer, but also enjoyed tinkering on projects. Some of his favorite pastimes were hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was very proud of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Myrna; his children, Janet (Ron) Erickson, Jesse (Suzan) Monson, Jodi (Brian) Graftaas and Jamie Monson; his grandchildren Brandon (Krystal) Schmidt, Kayla Domier, Evan Monson, Lauren and Catherine Graftaas; great-grandchildren Peyton and Maverick Schmidt, Trinity and Jaxson Domier, Maddie and Liam Erickson and their mother Brittany; sisters, Yvonne (Darryl) Syverson, Marilyn (Mike) Miller and brother, Clark Monson and many nieces, nephews and friends
He was preceded in death by his father, Norman, his mother, Hazel, his very special uncle, Alvin and grandson, Claire Erickson.