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Jeffrey Larson 03/31/2022

Jeffrey Allen Larson age 60 of New Richmond died Thursday, March 31, 2022 at his home. Jeff was born the son of Robert and Janet (Hackbarth) Larson on November 26, 1961 in St. Paul, MN. He grew up in New Richmond, graduating from New Richmond High School with the class of 1980. Jeff attended technical school at Century College and after completing his course work, went to work at Larson’s Hardware & Appliance. In 1992, Jeff purchased the business from his parents, becoming the 3rd generation of Larson’s to own and operate the store. He enjoyed fishing in all seasons and being outdoors. Jeff was kind, passionate man who was considerate of others and believed in serving his customers. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Floyd (Alma) Larson and Harold (Evelyn) Hackbarth. Jeff is survived by his parents, Robert and Janet Larson; siblings, Dale (Faye) Larson and Julie Larson; nephew, Troy (Samantha) Larson; other relatives and many friends. A Celebration of Jeff’s Life was held on Monday, April 11, 2022 with visitation from 10 am – 12 noon, a brief service at noon followed by a luncheon at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services 728 S Knowles Avenue New Richmond, WI. Interment was in the New Richmond Cemetery. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.

Click here to watch the recording of Jeff’s service.



  • Joy Knutson Posted April 1, 2022 2:00 pm

    I’m shocked and saddened

  • Mary Olson Posted April 1, 2022 2:14 pm

    So very sad.. Sending prayers to his family and friends. 😞🙏

  • Jeff Sylte Posted April 1, 2022 3:44 pm

    So very sorry for the loss of the Larson family! Sending prayers. Jeff was a great guy.

  • Harlan & Pat Wienke Posted April 2, 2022 5:03 pm

    I am so very sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. Will have all of you in our Prayers.

  • Brenda Germain Jeff McRoberts Posted April 2, 2022 5:12 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Jeff was always such a good guy , to deal with at the store. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Dan Baillargeon Family Posted April 3, 2022 7:18 am

    Jeff will be missed, he was a good man. So sorry to the family.

  • Tom Stephens Posted April 3, 2022 9:26 am

    He was a great man . He is with his beloved Grandpa Floyd . All my prayers for the family.

  • Ronda Heinbuch Posted April 3, 2022 9:34 am

    Thoughts and prayers to the family

  • Janet E Praschak Posted April 3, 2022 1:36 pm

    Thoughts & prayers to the family. He will be missed by many.

  • Robbie KobsR Posted April 3, 2022 4:15 pm

    So sad to hear this news. Jeff was always great to deal with at his store and always friendly outside of work as well. Sympathies to his family.

  • Shelley McGregor Posted April 3, 2022 4:42 pm

    Our heartfelt condolences to the Larson Family!

  • Mike and Laine Anderson Posted April 3, 2022 7:57 pm

    Jeff was a fantastic person who will be missed greatly!!!

  • Apple River TV & Appliance Posted April 4, 2022 1:01 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss to the Larson family and his fellow employees. We want you to know that we are thinking of you during this difficult time.

  • Cheryl Meyer-Fellinger Posted April 4, 2022 5:00 pm

    To the Larson Family, So saddened of the news of Jeff’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to you all at this difficult time.

  • Laura Kopp Posted April 5, 2022 11:48 am

    Prayers of strength are with you all! So so sorry for your loss!

  • Anne Casey Posted April 5, 2022 12:58 pm

    So sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. The entire Larson family & store employees are in my thoughts & prayers.

  • Mike and Sue Ebner Posted April 5, 2022 1:15 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of Jeffrey’s passing. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Dan Fitzgerald & Family Posted April 5, 2022 4:42 pm

    Jeff will be missed by so many. God bless him and his family.

  • Scott Holliday Posted April 9, 2022 2:12 am

    Sad day for New Richmond family, friends & class of 1980. Condolences to the Larson family.

  • Jim Reppe Posted April 9, 2022 7:47 am

    So sad to see that Jeff is gone. His distinct voice resonates in my memories of him. He was a good man and my condolences to all the Larson family.

  • David Baillargeon Posted April 11, 2022 11:13 am

    My deepest sympathies Bob, Jan , Julie and Dale. I always enjoyed our family traditions growing up. Rest In Peace Jeff.

  • Steve Dzubay Posted April 14, 2022 8:44 am

    Our condolences on Jeff’s passing. He was a longtime friend, customer, supporter and advice-giver to those of us at the late New Richmond News — who worked next door. He and the staff were always friendly and ready to help. We’ll miss him.

  • Betty & Clay Passick Posted May 3, 2022 5:28 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to all the family. .

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