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Larry Monson

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.

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Larry please R.I.P You were so generous to people always there to help anyone that needed it. You will be missed.

Diane claveau Jul 11 2019 12:00 AM

Jodi and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Brandon and Amanda Reber

Amanda and Brandon Reber Jul 11 2019 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of You in Your loss. We know what loss is. Your cousin, Betty (Thorsgard) Eastvold, passed away four years ago, at 64 years old. The Lord is our Help...We ask the Lord to Bless You and Keep You through it all... Most Sincerely, From the Eastvolds

Eastvold Family Jul 11 2019 12:00 AM

Thinking of you at this sad time

Kassie Jul 11 2019 12:00 AM

Yvonne, I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and family.

Diane Rudrud Nielsen Jul 11 2019 12:00 AM

May you find peace at this difficult time. Sending🙏 For you and your family

Keith & Renee Amundson Jul 11 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss

Bob & Paulette Deutsch Jul 9 2019 12:00 AM

Sincerest condolences to the Larry Monson family! I knew Larry as a fellow student at HHS in the 50s and 60s and also his family! May he rest in eternal peace! George M Melby

George M Melby, Pastor/Hospital Chaplain (Ret.). Jul 9 2019 12:00 AM