Traverse City Record-Eagle

October 5, 2013

Monica K. Cecile Larson

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — INTERLOCHEN — Monica K. Cecile (Bush) Larson, age 30, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at her home in Interlochen. Monica was born on Oct. 29, 1982, in Traverse City, the daughter of Daniel Bush and Anne Kuhlman.

She attended Interlochen Elementary, Traverse City West Junior High and was a 2001 graduate of Traverse City West Senior High School, where she was a track star, breaking records in shot put and discus. Monica worked for Dean Transportation and was a certified nurse assistant.

On Aug. 9, 2003, Monica was wed to the love of her life, Brandon Larson. She was a very proud mother of two amazing children, Landon and Kailyn. Monica was loving and kind-spirited and a fantastic mother, best friend and wife.

She enjoyed tubing, kayaking and fishing on the river and loved including her children in her hobbies such as golfing and makings crafts. Monica loved Pinterest and created the most beautiful nail art.

Monica is survived by her husband, Brandon Larson; children, Landon and Kailyn Larson; parents, Daniel (Lorri) Bush and Anne Kuhlman; brothers, Matthew (Tricia) Bush and Marcus Bush; grandparents, Elizabeth Bush and Robert and Beverly Kuhlman; nephews and nieces, Kane and Bradyen Bush and Ellory and Lyla Hansen; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mark and Diane Larson; sister-in-law, Jamie (Joshua) Hansen; grandmother-in-law, Frances T. Chamberlain; and many other family members.

Preceding Monica in death were her grandparents, Norbert Bush, Cecile Kuhlman, William Chamberlain, James Larson and Florence Larson.

A memorial service will be held today, Oct. 5, 2013, at noon, with visitation beginning at 10:30 a.m., at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Larson Family Fund, East Traverse Catholic Federal Credit Union, 3797 N. Veterans Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684.

Please view Monica’s photo gallery and share your fond memories at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home in Traverse City; (231) 946-6515.