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Gordon E. Carlson


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Gordon E. Carlson Obituary
Gordon E. Carlson

Born: September 2, 1934

Died: June 6, 2018

Gordon E Carlson, 83, of Jacksboro, TN, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Sept. 2, 1934 in Sycamore to Paul and Alice Carlson.

He married Delight Holt on Aug. 3, 1955 in Sycamore. Gordon proudly served in the Army from Nov. 1954 to Nov. 1956. Gordon was President of First Savings & Loan of Sycamore for over 35 years. During his business career he was very involved in the community and church. He was a lifelong member of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore and was a Deacon. He and Delight moved to Jacksboro, TN in 2001. He really enjoyed the mountains and lake.

Survivors include his wife, Delight; his children, Collette Feithen, Wendy (Larry) Hayes, Beda Carlson, Toni (Jay) Sauber; his 6 grandchildren, Courtney Feithen, Jared Feithen, Joey Hayes, Megan (Sam) Hiatt, Luke Hayes and Milly Sauber; his great grandson, Hayes Halstead; brother, Ronald (Pat) Carlson; and sister, Nancy Spoor; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Jim; and his daughter, Kay.

Visitation will be held at Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore Sunday, June 17 at 2:00 PM, followed by a memorial service at 3:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, 1145 DeKalb Ave, Sycamore, IL 60178.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on June 13, 2018
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