Wilma Carlson, 1934-2015

Published 10:24 am Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Wilma Jane Carlson passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, at St. John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea. She was 80.

Wilma Jane was born July 21, 1934, in Wagoner, Oklahoma, the daughter of Henry and Desi Dunlap. The family later moved to her beloved home in California.

Wilma Carlson

Wilma Carlson

She married Edward Gordon Carlson in 1952 and they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary prior to Gordy’s passing.

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Wilma Jane loved her house, yard and garden. She loved to cook big meals for all of her family and having everyone at home with her.

Wilma Jane is survived by her three sons, David (Bonnie) Carlson of Albert Lea, Henry (Pauline) Carlson of Albert Lea and Mark (Jackie) Carlson of Newton, Iowa; as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Gordon Carlson; her parents; and two sisters, Gwen and Ann.

There will be a private graveside service at a later date.