Mardelle J. Larson


TULSA, Okla. - Mardelle Jean Larson, 79, of Tulsa, Okla. was received into heaven on July 16, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. 

A celebration of life was held at 1 p.m. on July 19 at Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Chapel in Tulsa.

Mardelle was born April 12, 1942 in Rowan, Iowa to Norris and Grace Larson. 

Survivors include her children, Kimberly (David) Hight of Mendota, Dawn (Daniel) McGalliard of Newton, N.C., Ricky Larson of Tulsa, and John Larson of Tulsa; her son by choice, David (Lisa) Horst of Owasso, Okla.; six grandchildren, Josiah, Emily, Jeremiah and Zechariah McGalliard and Aaron and Trevor Horst; one great-granddaughter, Jewel McGalliard; and numerous other extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Mardelle was raised in Britt, Iowa and graduated from high school with the class of 1960. After graduation, she married and began her family, raising four children with commitment and devotion. She had been a real estate agent for over 25 years in the Tulsa area and enjoyed helping people find their dream homes. She loved Jesus, gardening, baking and spending time with family and friends, who benefited regularly from her devout prayer life. She was truly a woman of great faith and that was reflected in her daily life.