Mar. 8, 2018
Mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and friend passed away peacefully in her beautiful family-built, Mt. Pleasant home on March 3, 2018, surrounded by her loved-ones. Doretta Larsen was born on Feb. 10, 1930, in Fairview, Utah, to Delsa Jenivee Olson.
She grew up in the Mt. Pleasant area attending Wasatch Academy. Doretta earned dual degrees in business and accounting from LDS Business College. Doretta married Ray Irvin Larsen on Sept. 11, 1947, in Salt Lake City. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on Sept.11, 1963.
A lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Doretta held many and various positions including Primary President, Relief Society President, Sunday school teacher, Cub Scout leader, and ward librarian.
Doretta is survived by her 11 children: Michael (Janine), Layton, Utah; Jody (Wendy), Kingman, Arizona; Tony (Mary) Mt. Pleasant, Utah; Linda (Joe White), Riverton, Utah; Christine (Gene Cornwall), Newberry, Florida; Terry, Round Rock, Texas; Lorena, Salt Lake City, Utah; Leslie, Salt Lake City, Utah; Kathleen (Brandon Whytock), Murray, Utah; Jimmy (Camille), Alpine, Utah; Jean (Sean Bevan), Greer, South Carolina; 40 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren and 4 great-grea-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her husband Ray, three brothers and a sister, parents, and two granddaughters.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at noon in the Mt. Pleasant LDS Stake Center (295 S. State) with a viewing from 10-11:30 a.m. prior to services at the church.
Interment in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery. Online condolences rasmussenmortuary.com.