Rock River Arms Mourns The Loss of Co-Founder Mark Larson

Below is the RRA press release on the passing of Co-founder Mark Larson . SSD extends our deepest condolences.

(Colona, IL) On Friday, April 5, 2013 Rock River Arms President, Mark Larson passed away at the age of 50. Mark Larson, along with his brother Chuck, founded Rock River Arms in 1996 when they began producing high quality 1911-style pistols and AR-15 style rifles. Since that time, they have earned the reputation of building some of the most sought after firearms in the industry.

As a dedicated husband, brother, son, uncle and friend, Mark has touched so many lives with his kindness and generosity. From cooking hot dogs at Camp Perry for the competitive shooters to lending a helping hand to industry friends, Mark Larson will truly be missed.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 9th from 3-8pm, at Vandemore Funeral Home. Funeral services celebrating Mark’s life will be held on Wednesday, April 10th at 11:00am at St. Malachy Church, Geneseo, Illinois. Memorials may be left to the Mark Larson Memorial Fund.

Please bear with us over the next few days as we get through the activities associated with Mark’s passing and strive to return to normal business activities. Your understanding is greatly appreciated.


One Response to “Rock River Arms Mourns The Loss of Co-Founder Mark Larson”

  1. Thanks on behalf of the left handed. Condolences to the family. Legacy lives forever.