Evansville, IN – Carole Ann (Bucksot) Larson, 77, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at her home. She was born on December 18, 1943 in Hammond, Indiana to the late William and June (Habben) Bucksot.
Carole attended Crossroads Christian Church and loved her Monday evening Cancer group. She was an original charter member of Four Seasons United Methodist Church. She was known to be a plant guru, often giving away her spider plants to anyone she met. She was skilled at sewing and was known for her world famous lasagna and meatloaf. She was always quick witted and looked forward to family game nights. In addition to being a devoted full time softball, baseball, soccer, football, Brownie and Girl Scout mom, she also sang in the church choir. She also enjoyed working full time in accounting at several places over the years. She finished her accounting career after fifteen years at Heartland Automotive in Greencastle, Indiana. During her retirement, Carole always made her grandchildren’s extracurricular activities a priority, even during her cancer treatments.
Carole is survived by the love of her life (and sometimes PITA) husband, Mike Larson; her children, Cristen Carole Thompson, Kimberly Michele Larson-Casey, Craig Michael Larson (Meghan) and Eric Scott Larson (Carrie); her grandchildren, Brittany Larson (Jacob Shaffer), Alyssa Thompson (Curtis Brown), Carter Thompson, Morgan Casey (Lorenz Jackson), twins Matt and Makenzie Casey, Isabella Larson, Lillian Larson and Noah Larson; great grandchildren, Grayson and Case as well as her sisters, Diane Long and Sue Van Antwerp (Gary); nephews Ryan, Rick, Brett and niece Julie.
In lieu of flowers, Carole wanted donations to be made in her name to Deaconess Chancellor Cancer Center in Newburgh, Indiana or Moffitt Cancer Research Center in Tampa Bay, Florida.
A memorial service in tentatively being planned for September 21, 2021 at Newburgh, Indiana Outdoor Symphony Center on the Ohio River.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.