Jerry Larrison 1942-2020

Jerry Larrison 1942-2020

Jerry Edward Larrison, 77, of Holton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Holton.

He was born Sept. 19, 1942, on a farm three miles north of Holton, the son of Edgar and Elsie (Stelter) Larrison.

Jerry graduated from Holton High School in 1962. He was a lifelong member of the Holton community. Jerry was a self-employed painter and interior decorator. He later owned and operated Larrison Tree Service with his son, Jay, for more than 25 years.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Holton and a former member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Jerry married Catherine Jean Kemper on June 1, 1963, in Holton; they celebrated 48 years of marriage before her passing on Oct. 31, 2011.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Gene Larrison.

Survivors include his daughter, Mary Thayer (Richard) of Holton; his son, Jay Larrison of Holton; three brothers, Mack Larrison (Lynette) of Topeka, John Larrison (Janice) of Grantville and Rex Larrison of Holton; a granddaughter, Sarah Culligan (Christopher); and four great-grandchildren, Hunter, Dante, Elizabeth and Fiona Culligan.

Private graveside services will be held in Holton Cemetery. Jerry will lie in state at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton starting Friday afternoon, Sept. 11 until Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the HCH Cardiac Dept. or First United Methodist Church, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit


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109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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