Robert D. Larson, 89, formally of Bozeman MT, passed away peacefully in his home on, June 7, 2019 in Rockford, IL. He was born May 18, 1930 in Belvidere, IL the son of Ellis and Florence (Koch) Larson. He was a graduate of Belvidere High School and attended DeVry University. Robert married Wilma Blackburn on June 12, 1999 in Belvidere, IL. Following their marriage, they returned to Bozeman, MT. Robert and Wilma returned to Illinois in 2010 to be with their families. Robert proudly served his country with the United States Marines Corp. He was broker owner of Bob Larson Real Estate in Bozeman, MT. Robert was truly an outdoorsman; he loved to snowmobile, fish, ski, hunt and go boating in Montana and Alaska. He and Wilma also enjoyed traveling together. He was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran in Belvidere, IL and will be missed by all.
He is survived by his wife, Wilma; sister, Judy (Bob) Brenner; step-son, Tim (Bonnie) Wait; step-grandchildren, Jason (Melissa) Wait, Adam (Britney) Wait; step-great-grandson, Xander Wait as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Robert is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Shirley Klein-Larson; daughter, Pamela K. Larson and brother, Donald E. Larson.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 14, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd, Belvidere, IL, with Rev. Roger Pollock and Rev. Keith Richard officiating. Visitation will be held 9:00 a.m. till 10:45 a.m. prior to service. Cremation rites have been accorded. In lieu of flowers memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church and OSF Hospice. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit www. AndersonFCS.com.