Larson, Tammy

Written by David Green.

Tammy Larson, 58, of Morenci, Mich., died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at home.  

She was born Sept. 4, 1951, in Morenci, the daughter of Verne and Virginia (Figy) Scott.  On Aug. 13, 1982, in Los Angeles, Calif., she married Jim Larson and he survives.

Tammy moved to California when she was around 12 years old and returned to Morenci in 1987.

Besides her husband, Tammy is survived by a daughter, Lisa Larson of Morenci; a son, Scott Larson of Morenci; and three grandchildren.

Tammy was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Jaime Martinez.

Funeral services are planned at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Rev. William VanValkenburg officiating.  Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.  A private burial will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.

Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of donor's choice.

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