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Edward 'Ed' E. Larson

Edward ‘Ed’ E. Larson

Oct. 13, 1957-Jan. 3, 2022


Edward E. Larson, known as Ed, Eddie or Big Ed to those he loved, passed away suddenly in his home in Crawfordsville, on Jan. 3, 2022, at the age of 64.

Born Oct. 13, 1957, at East Chicago, Indiana, he was one of five children to parents Guy and Margaret Larson.

Ed graduated from Lake Central High School in St. John, Indiana in 1975. He worked at Larson Realty in Lake County, Indiana with his parents, and then at the steel mill before moving to Las Vegas. When he returned to Indiana in the 1990s, he moved to Crawfordsville and became the course superintendent at the Crawfordsville Country Club, a position he’s held proudly for 25 years. Ed loved the club and became friends with many of the members. He had a positive influence on the young people who worked for him and in the lives of the many people he befriended. He loved horse-racing, sports, bingo, music and watching his children and grandchildren grow into compassionate, kind and hard-working people. He cared about many people and wanted what was best for everyone he knew. He will be missed by many.

Surviving family include: son Anthony Krupa-Larson (wife Andrea Szostek-Krupa) and grandson AJ Krupa of Granger, Indiana; son Brandon (wife Jenny) Barkley and grandchildren, Evelyn, Virginia and Luke Barkley of Jackson Hole, Wyoming; sister Sue Nagy and nephew CJ Nagy, niece Becky Nagy and great-niece Suzie Wellin (Bryce Wellin); brother Mike Larson, nieces, Christen Thompson and Kim Larson-Casey and nephews, Craig Larson (wife Meghan) and Eric Larson (wife Carrie); and many great nieces, nephews and cousins. Surviving friends include, Jeff McCandless and Wayne Hubbard.

He is preceded in death by parents, Guy and Margaret Larson; sisters, Mary-Ellen and Roberta “Bobbie” Larson; sister-in-law Carole Larson; and many aunts and uncles.

A celebration of Ed’s life will be held at the Crawfordsville Country Club. Details will be announced as they are available. Cremation arrangements were made through Burkhart Funeral Home.

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