February 20, 1970 - December 16, 2016


A gathering of friends and family will be from 4PM – 8PM on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Avon for Paula A. Larson, age 46 of Rice who passed away Friday at the St. Cloud Hospital.

Paula was born in Golden Valley, MN to Donald and Mary Ann (Green) Larson. She enjoyed spending time outdoors with Jim and her dog “Freyja”. Paula’s guilty pleasure was reading and relaxing in the outdoors. She enjoyed working with her hands, gardening, canning, archery and tinkering with various projects. Most of all, she loved being with her family especially her nieces and nephews. Paula was a very compassionate and generous person and she will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Ann LaTourelle of Avon; significant other, James Marsolek of Rice; brothers, Drew (Kelly) Larson of Braham, Tod (Cheryl) Larson of Burlington, WI; sisters, Wendy (Chris) Jeub of Monument, CO and Heather (Mark)Pierskalla of Avon.

Paula is preceded in death by her father and sister, Debbi Odegard.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.