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Sunday June 6th, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Harry E. Larkin

Memorial Gathering for Harry Larkin will be held on Sunday (6/6) from 4-6 PM at Bayview Freeborn Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason City on Monday (6/7). Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Harry Everett Larkin, age 88, passed away on June 3, 2021, at Mayo Hospital in Rochester. He was the husband of Dorothy Larkin. They shared 50 years of marriage together.

Born in Austin, Minnesota he was the son of Ernest and Anna Larkin.

He recently retired but was previously employed at the Mayo Clinic in Albert Lea, Brookside School as a maintenance worker and was also a Meat Manager at local grocery stores in Albert Lea.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He was also a member of the VFW Legion and served as an Honor Guard for many years. He enjoyed helping others and always had a heart for service. He will be remembered for his kind, loving and compassionate spirit. He was always willing to help anyone in need and always said we could do anything if we worked on it together and prayed about it. His life centered around his love for God, his wife, his children, and his sister and family.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy Larkin, children Harry Larkin (Sabrina), Rick Larkin, Tammy Burdgick (Dan), Denise Luciano (Tom), Tony Larkin. Harry had 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. 

He was predeceased by Ernest Everett Larkin and Anna Josephine Larkin, and siblings Bob, Ed, and Delores.

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I remember Harry, first when he worked in the meat dept. Of Piggly Wiggle, and then as a member of the custodial staff of Dust. 241. He was always a pleasure to have him in our building. Always the great smile and willingness to complete any custodial tasked of him. He will be missed.

Roger Zeman Jun 28 2021 12:00 AM

We will miss you at Wednesday nite service. Judy and Wayne thorson

Judy and Wayne thorson Jun 5 2021 12:00 AM

Harry was one of the good guys.I got to know Harry 50 years ago when I come to town to cut meat at BOYD & JACKS and when we where both at the hospital years later.

Frank Trotter Jun 5 2021 12:00 AM

Harry was a great guy. I worked with him at the Piggly Wiggly south store many years ago. We have been friends ever since. Always enjoyed running in to him throughout the years. Rest In Peace Harry you will be missed by many!

Rick Boyer Jun 4 2021 12:00 AM

Shirley Ryan I am so sorry to hear about your brother Harry. He was a great guy and the special bond between you two was so special. I will always remember the big smile on his face when he stopped and talked to you !! RIP Harry Ruth Grahn

Ruth Grahn Jun 4 2021 12:00 AM