Carlson, Joan Marie Born May 23rd, 1937, entered into heaven December 29th, 2009. Retired from Bethany Covenant Nursing Home. Survived by sons, Robert, Gregory, and Brad (Jayne); daughter, Anna Ellingsworth (Jim); grandchildren, Kinsey (Jerry), Amy, Amanda, Benjamin; great-granddaughter, Breagha; sister, Dorothy Watson; brother, Donald (Sonja) Schelin and daughter-in-law, Lorraine Olzeske; many nieces and nephews, and many friends. Celebration of life will be held at the Palmer Lake VFW, Brooklyn Park, Saturday, Jan. 2nd, 2010 from 4-8 PM.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.