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Marie was born in Arkansas on February 28, 1941 and passed away at Del Webb Hospital in Surprise on April 23, 2021 with family at her side.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Carl A. Larsen Jr., and daughter, Cindy, and son-in-law, Sam. She is preceded in death by her son, Eric Larsen. She was blessed with three sisters, Betty, Peggy, Carol and a sister-in-law, Elise.
When Marie was a girl, her parents, Dr. Lelon Bull and Lois Bull, moved the family to Tempe and Marie graduated from Thunderbird Academy. During college she met Carl, the love of her life, they quickly married and started their family. They later relocated to Sacramento, CA where they raised their 2 children and many 4-legged animals. Marie kept busy with her family, gardening, antique shopping, her love of travel and a career as a real estate broker.
Marie and Carl retired to Surprise in 2002, built their home and continued to have adventures and travel. They recently completed a remodel of their bathroom which gave Marie such joy. A favorite afternoon for her was to have lunch and go shopping with a girlfriend or her daughter.
She with be inurned at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.