Obituaries for September 6, 2012

By Lacey Peterson, The Union Democrat

Alfred Edward Larsen

Dec. 23, 1923 - Aug. 24, 2012

Jamestown resident Alfred Edward Larsen died Aug. 24 at his home. He was 88.

Mr. Larsen was born in Los Angeles.

He was raised in San Mateo and lived there for more than 60 years before retiring to Jamestown 26 years ago.

Mr. Larsen served in the U.S. Army in Europe from 1943 to 1947.

He worked as a welder in commercial construction for 27 years.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2600.

He enjoyed traveling, working on vehicles, yard work and welding.

Mr. Larsen is survived by his wife of 28 years, Akeneta Larsen, of Jamestown; and his daughters, Wendy Scriven, of Jamestown, and Lesie Webbon, of Soulsbyville.

A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the family residence in Jamestown.

Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Daniel Morgan Cox

Oct. 22, 1992 - Aug. 23, 2012

Sonora resident Daniel Morgan Cox died Aug. 23 after falling down an embankment near the Clavey River. He was 19.

Mr. Cox was born in Stockton. He graduated Columbia Elementary School and Sonora High School and was a student at Columbia College.

His family described him as a gifted math student. He also enjoyed playing guitar and baking cookies.

Mr. Cox was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ralph Cox, in 1993, and Wilma Cox, in 1979.

He is survived by his parents, Stephen Cox, of Sonora, and Julia Cox, of Katy, Texas; his sister, Desiree Cox, of Houston; and his grandparents, Gene and Carolyn Andal, of Stockton.

Donations can be made to the Daniel M. Cox Memorial Scholarship via the Columbia College Foundation Office.

Private family services were held on Aug. 28.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


OGILVIE - A memorial service will be held for Groveland resident Janet Ogilvie, 69, at 3 p.m. Friday at Groveland Christian Church, 18829 Foote St.

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