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Larry Antonsen

July 24, 1941 ~ April 23, 2022 (age 80)

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Larry John Antonsen, 80 of McGregor passed away Saturday, April 23, 2022 at the Emerald of Grand Rapids.  He was born July 24, 1941 in Minneapolis to John and Mabel (Wiggert) Antonsen.  He grew up in Buffalo Lake and graduated from Buffalo Lake High School in 1959.  He attended Hamline University and graduated from the University of Minnesota.  Larry was united in marriage to Constance “Connie” Mahal on August 22, 1964 in Saint Anne’s Church in Wabasso.  They lived in Coon Rapids, East Bethel and enjoyed wintering in Texas for 15 years.  He was an entrepreneur, owning and operating many businesses. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved spending time on the lakes in northern Minnesota and Canada, especially with his grandchildren.  Larry retired to his lake home on Lake Minnewawa in 2005. 

He had a quick wit, enjoyed by many, including his wife: Connie;

Daughter: Julia;

Son: Jeff (Sara);

Grandchildren: Sebastian, Santiago, Sydney, Jennifer;

Sister-in-law: Shirlee;

Nephews: Paul, Arlen, and Allen;

Many other special relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Lane.


A Celebration of Life will be 11am - August 20, 2022 at the Buffalo Lake Community Cemetery in Buffalo Lake followed by lunch and memories at the Buffalo Lake Community Center in Buffalo Lake, MN.  Arrangements are with McGregor Funeral Home & Cremation Services of McGregor.  Go to to leave a message of condolence.   In “lure” of flowers take a kid fishing or make a donation to the National Kidney Foundation.

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Celebration of Life
August 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Buffalo Lake Community Cemetery, Buffalo Lake Community Center, Buffalo Lake
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