THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Ethel M. Larson
Issue Date: April 6, 2017
Ethel Mae (Jensen) Larson, 86, of Gulfport, Fla., formerly of Peshtigo and Chicago, passed away Tuesday, March 7.
Born in Peshtigo on a farm on Route 2, to Florence (Boneham) Jensen and Julius Jensen, she graduated from Peshtigo High School and attended Harmony Methodist Church.
She lived in Wisconsin until age 19 when she moved to Chicago and lived there until 1988. She then moved to Gulfport, Fla., where she lived for the past 30 years and was a member of Pasadena Florida Methodist Church.
She worked as a medical office assistant, gift store owner, realtor and antique dealer. She enjoyed bow hunting, skiing and traveling and was a friend to many.
She is survived by two daughters, Brenda (Paul) Polivka and Julia (Robert) Anderson; a sister, Betty (Jensen) Dietz of Wausau; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Along with her parents and husband, John, she was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Carl Boneham, Vera (Boneham) Blaurock, Donald Boneham Lois (Boneham) Presti, Dorothy (Boneham) Spatafora, William Jensen and Ruth (Jensen) Cochairo.
A Memorial Service and visitation was held at Olson Burke Sullivan Funeral Home in Chicago, Ill. on Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.