Katelynn Rose Shearburn-Larsen, age 17 of Sparta, passed away Friday, July 9, 2021. She was born January 30, 2004 in Springfield, the daughter of Steven Larsen and Heather Shearburn.
Katelynn attended Republic High School. She worked as a dog groomer, and loved animals. Katelynn enjoyed barrel racing and horsemanship. Katelynn was very passionate about her friends and family and loved being surrounded by her loved ones.
Survivors include: her father, Steven Larsen (Yvette Mitchell); her mother, Heather Shearburn (Austin Yeoman); brother, Tyler Shearburn; stepsiblings, Damon Elwood and Brooklynn Biggers; grandparents, Susan and Dale Glendenning and Will and Michelle King; great grandmother, Sandra Slonecker; uncles, Andy Smith and Lori, and Dakota Glendenning and Samantha; aunt, Tiffany Cope; and many cousins and friends.
Katelynn was preceded in death by her stepbrother, Shane Maples; and her great grandfather, Rick Slonecker.
A funeral service will be held at 9:00 A.M. Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Gene Gann officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, south of Clever. Visitation will be from 6-8 P.M. Friday, July 16, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.