Betty E. Carlson

Betty E. Carlson

October 07, 1922 - December 22, 2018

Betty E. Carlson 96, of Olds passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Savannah Heights in Mt. Pleasant.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, January 11, 2019, at the Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Youngquist officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Memorials may be directed to the Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church in her memory.

Betty was born on October 7, 1922, at Sperry, Iowa the daughter of Walden B. & Mary R. (Held) Mark. She was united in marriage to Robert E. Carlson on May 20, 1944, at the Sperry United Methodist Church, he preceded her in death on June 3, 2015.

She taught school before she was married and was active in various organizations such as a 4H leader, Boy Scouts, was very active in her church at local, state and national level. Betty was a member of T.T.T, Women’s Auxiliary and the Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church. Betty enjoyed painting and sewing. She and her husband and Donald were very active at Midwest Old Threshers.

Betty is survived by her two daughters: Janice (Jim) Henss of Mt. Pleasant, Lori (John) Daniel of Aurora, Colorado, nine grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, her son Donald E. Carlson, three brothers; Robert Mark, Walden Mark II, Alfred Mark and one sister; Mary Doane.

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