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Della F. Larson

SALEM, Ore. — Della Fay (Peck Ruikka) Larson, of Salem, Ore., formerly of Brainerd, Minn., born July 8, 1927, passed away Oct. 24, 2011.

Survived by husband, Dale Larson; children, Lucy and Richard Turnow Sr., Harry and June Ruikka Sr., Larry and Linda Ruikka Sr., Barbara and Steve Ward, Bruce and Charlene Ruikka, Elaine and Jim Wentworth, Dennis and Edehraude Ruikka, Dale Ruikka; one brother, Johnny Peck; 21 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Harry W. Ruikka; three brothers; four sisters; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial services will be Nov. 5, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Bible Baptist Church, 515 W. Main St., Crosby, Minn. Visitation will be held one hour before service.