McKenzie R. Larson, 8, of Alpha, IL, died Saturday, May 2, 2015 at home with her mother by her side. Services are 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull. Burial is in the Woodhull Cemetery. Visitation is one-half hour prior to services. Memorials may be left to Blackhawk Area Special Education Center and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
She was born August 15, 2006 in Canton, IL. She was entrusted in the care of Karleen Larson at 2 1/2 months and later adopted by Karleen and lived in the family home with her mother in rural Alpha. She attended Blackhawk Area Special Education Center through the AlWood school District. She was baptized in the Catholic faith at St. Francis Medical Center.
McKenzie enjoyed going to school, balloons, Disney, music and bubbles.
Survivors include her mother, Karleen, two half-sisters, Jocelyn and Ann Larson, both of Alpha, special friends, Pegge Wilson of Woodhull, Lori Rounds of Kewanee and Lindsay Colburn of Alpha.
Wednesday, May 6th, 2015, 3:30pm - 4:00pm, Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home Woodhull
Wednesday, May 6th, 2015, 4:00pm, Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home Woodhull