Elinor Jane (Beindorff) Larsen

October 14, 1927 ~ August 29, 2019 (age 91)


Elinor was a devoted wife to her husband Laurits M. Larsen for 67 years and loving mother to five children, Michael, Peter, Linda, Bill and Karen.

A native of Omaha, Nebraska, Elinor resided in many locales across the country including, Minnesota, Colorado, Hawaii, Maryland, Florida and the Carolinas as well as a stint in Japan. She enjoyed traveling and visited the Orient (Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand) as well as Europe, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

Elinor was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Dora, Florida for many years. She collected antiques and cultural souvenirs from her many travels and she enjoyed playing board games with her grandchildren.

She is survived by three of her five children; son, Peter, daughters, Linda Larsen, Karen Vining (Chip), daughter-in-law, Mary Larsen, five grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

Elinor and her husband Lou wished to share their final resting place so a memorial service will be held at a later time.

Memorial gifts may be made to Covenant Place, 2825 Carter Rd., Sumter, SC 29150 or First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Dora, 222 6th Ave, Mt. Dora, FL 32757.

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