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, Ind. on Jan. 3, 2022 at the age of 64.

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

He graduated from Lake Central High School in St. John, Ind. in 1975. He worked at Larson Realty in Lake County, Ind. 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. He 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.

Survivors include his son, Anthony Krupa-Larson (wife, Andrea Szostek-Krupa) and grandson, AJ Krupa, of Granger, Ind.; son, Brandon (wife, Jenny) Barkley, and grandchildren, Evelyn, Virginia and Luke Barkley of Jackson Hole, Wyo.; sister, Sue Nagy (nephew, CJ Nagy; niece, Becky Nagy; great-niece, Suzie Wellin (Bryce Wellin)); brother, Mike Larson (nieces, Christen Thompson, Kim Larson-Casey; 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 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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