Muriel passed away at Whatcom Hospice on Wednesday, November 4th at the age of Ninety-nine years. Born in Blaine to Charles and Laura (Valdesson) Roper, she lived her entire life in Whatcom County. Her mother died when she was very young and she was raised by her Grandmother and Grandfather Roper until her father re-married and she went to live with him and her step-mother Ella (Norman) Roper.
She married Marvin Larson in 1935 and they spent fifty-nine years together until his death in 1994.
Muriel was preceded in death by her parents; husband Marvin; step-brother William Roper and his wife Judy and their son Mike.
She is survived by her daughters Maralee Smith and her husband Douglas of Bellingham and Jean Wingron and her husband Richard of St. Louis, Missouri. Also surviving are 6 granddaughters, 10 great-grandchildren, 3 step great-grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and nieces and nephews in Bellingham, Seattle area, Oregon, and California.
At her request there will be no services. She will be laid to rest at Enterprise Cemetery.