Vego J. Larson


Vego Jon Larson, 64, of Watkins, passed away May 29, 2023, at Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins. A funeral service will take place June 7, 2023, at Glendorado Lutheran Church in Princeton at noon. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon at the church. The Rev. Shari Routh will officiate. Burial will take place in the church cemetery. Service with dignity provided by Foley Funeral Home.

Vego Jon Larson was born in St. Cloud Nov. 24, 1958, to Vego G. and Dorothy M. (Kruger) Larson.  He attended school in Foley until he moved to Reston, Virginia. There he attended Herndon High School in Herndon, Virginia, and graduated in 1977. Upon his return to Minnesota, he attended St. Cloud Vocational Technical School. Later, he worked at Volkmuth Printing and a photography studio.  He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting trips to Montana in his younger years. He also possessed an encyclopedic memory for old Western movies. He will be remembered for a keen sense of humor and dry wit; he enjoyed spending time together with family and friends.

He is survived by his sister Linda (Richard) Virden, nephew Andrew Virden and step-daughter Angie Chavez.

He is preceded in death by his parents.