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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

NWA Capt. Bradley J. Larson

Update:  Captain Larson hired on with Northwest 03-11-1942 and retired in August 1975 at the mandatory age 60.  Friends write that Brad was one of the first pilots to fly the Boeing 747 for Northwest.  Below is a picture submitted by his family.....Capt. Larson is seated in his 1938 Ryan SCW plane.
For more information, you may contact Glenn at SRQ93@aol.com 
Thank you,
~ Carol
From: RNPA News
 Begin forwarded message: 
Brad Larson
September 4, 2012 9:03:00 PM EDT
Bradley Jacob Larson                 
August 25, 1915 - September 4, 2012

It is with heavy hearts we write to you today to tell you that Glenn and Paul Larson's father Brad has "Gone West".
We will have a Memorial service at the Reetz -Thorson Funeral Home this Saturday September 8th in Viroqua, WI. Visitation will be from 10 -11 am and a Memorial service will begin at 11 am.

On Saturday September 29th from 12 noon-6 pm we will have a "Celebration of Life Fly-In" at the Viroqua, WI Airport (Y-51).  If you plan to fly-in or drive-in on the 29th, please send an email to Glenn at SRQ93@aol.com for additional information.

From: The Brad Larson family
(photo of Brad in his 1938 Ryan SCW plane)
NWA Capt. Bradley J. Larson
August 25, 1915 ~ September 4, 2012
Notification of the passing of NWA pilot and RNPA member Captain Bradley Larson, age 97. 
Bradley Larson 
Larson, Bradley 97, formerly of Minneapolis and longtime captain with Northwest Airlines died Tuesday, September 4, 2012 in Viroqua, Wisconsin. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 8, 2012 at Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua (608-637-7041) with visitation 1 hr. prior to service time.
.Published in Star Tribune on September 5, 2012

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