James G. “Bub” Larsen

James G. “Bub” Larsen

July 23, 1928 – February 3, 2020


Born to Jay and Margaret Larsen in Louisville, Nebraska.  Passed away peacefully at the age of 91.

Preceded in death by the love of his life, Myrna Jean Larsen, his wife of 68 years.

The two were blessed with seven children and lived most of their early life in Louisville, Nebraska.

Jim was a hard-working individual and started as one of the first employees for Werner Enterprises in 1972 where he worked until his retirement in 1992.  He had a tremendous friendship and a great amount of respect for C.L. Werner and those at Werner Enterprises (Thank You).

Jim is survived by his loving family, sister, Shirley Davis; his seven children: Lani Jean, Linda Lee (Gary), Mary Kay (Alfred), James Rudolph (Michelle), Julie Ann (Steve), Jerry Lynn (Kim) and his baby, Laurie Jane (Carlisle);14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.  Also preceded in death by his parents, Jay and Margaret Larsen; sisters, Frances Murman and Helen Eager; brother, Robert Larson; daughter-in-law, Pamela Larsen; and son-in-law, Dan Randels.

CELBERATION OF JIM’S LIFE: Friday, February 7th from 5pm to 7pm, at the West Center Chapel.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Open Door Mission.






  • Bobby Olsen and Terry Fidler Posted February 4, 2020 5:12 pm

    We will miss you Jim…rest in peace.

  • Martin Stander Posted February 5, 2020 6:18 am

    To the entire Larsen Family,
    So sorry for your loss, please take comfort in knowing he rests in the arms of our lord.

  • Dave and Kathy Murman Posted February 5, 2020 8:31 pm

    To the family of Uncle Bub. So sorry for your loss! Always hard to say goodbye! Wish we could be there to see you all! Always enjoyed our family get togethers.

    Sending thoughts and prayers your way!
    In His Peace and Comfort,
    Dave and Kathy Murman

  • Donna Meyer Posted February 5, 2020 11:20 pm

    My sincerest sympathy goes to Lani, Linda, Mary, Jim, Julie, Jerry, Laurie and your families in the death of your dear father. I know how much you will miss him. May God hold you in his loving arms at this time. May you find comfort in each other and wonderful memories.

  • Tim and Deb (Jackman) Johnson Posted February 9, 2020 5:28 pm

    To Lani and Linda, Mary, Jim, Julie, Jerry, Lauri and the rest of your families. So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. What a blessing that he and your mom had 68 years together. I wish we could have been at the Celebration of Life time to see you. Linda, if I had your address I’d write more. May God’s grace and peace comfort you all through Jesus.
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. What a blessing to read that your mom and dad had 68 years together. We know that you will miss them both now–greatly. Linda, if I had your address, I’d write more. May you all find comfort, grace and peace in Jesus.

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