Lyle E. Larson

Lyle E. Larson, 87, retired Lutheran pastor of Amherst, MA, died April 20, 2017 following complications of Parkinson’s disease and a stroke suffered in 2015.
Rev. Larson is survived by his wife Melba of Amherst; daughter Susan of Las Vegas, NV; son Nathanael and three grandchildren of Amherst; and daughter Rachel of Vashon Island, WA. He is also survived by his brother Donald (Lois) Larson of South Sioux City; sister Elinor Boettcher of Newman Grove; sister Janet (James) Atkinson of Albion; and sister-in-law Marian Larson of Tekamah. 
He was preceded in death by his brother, Gerald Larson of Seward; twin brothers Carl and Dale in infancy; brother-in-law Arthur Boettcher; paternal grandparents Robert and Bertha Larson; and maternal grandparents Thorstein and Anna Olson.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 29, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Amherst, and interment was being planned at Newman Grove.