Merilie Larsen has been with the preschool for 34 years with 23 of those as teacher and director. She has been married to her husband, John, for 43 years. They have 3 children. Timothy works at American Modern and is married to Mariah. They are the parents of Lyla (14), Brinley (8), and Jax (2). Daughter Sandy is married to Dan and together they help manage a Mio's restaurant . They are the parents of Evie (5) and Duffy Jean (2). Daughter Kelly lives nearby and works at US Bank.
When she's not spending time with her family, Mrs. Larsen enjoys reading and gardening and cheering on the OSU Buckeyes. Mrs. Larsen's passion is to work with children and loves her time spent at the Village Preschool.