Thomas G. Larson, former owner and publisher of the Osceola Sun, dies at 86

Jun 1, 2022

Thomas G. Larson of Minong, Wisconsin, former owner and publisher of The Osceola (Wisconsin) Sun, died April 12, 2022. He was 86.

Larson was born Sept. 25, 1935, to Gladys and Ted Larson in Kasson, Minnesota. He was baptized and confirmed at West St. Olaf Church. He grew up in Kasson and graduated from high school in 1953. He married his wife, Patricia, on June 4, 1960. The Larsons had five children.

In 1963, Larson took a job with the Morris (Minnesota) Sun. In 1969, the family moved to Lowry, Minnesota, where he worked for Quinco Press. In 1974, they purchased The Osceola Sun, which they owned for 18 years. He was a member of the National Newspaper Association and Wisconsin Newspaper Association.
A Celebration of Life is planned from noon to 4 p.m. on June 12 at the St. Croix ArtBarn, Osceola.