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Sigrid A. Carlson


1956 - 2017 Obituary Condolences Gallery
Sigrid A. Carlson Obituary
February 12, 1956 - January 6, 2017 Sigrid Anne Carlson (née Overstreet), attorney, mother, and beloved wife, a resident of Huntington Beach, California passed away on January 6, 2017 following a battle with cancer. Sigrid, born in Nashville, TN, in 1956, grew up in San Diego, CA. She was a passionate advocate of immigrant rights, an enthusiastic traveler and explorer. A graduate of the University of California in San Diego, she went on to study law at UCLA. As an attorney she was committed to the defense of the rights of the less powerful, working in legal aid, homeowner defense, worker's compensation and immigration law. In her free time she taught English language and naturalization classes for new immigrants. At home, Sigrid was fiercely committed to her children and grandchildren. With her beloved husband, she attended the Chabad congregation at Shul by the Shore in Long Beach, CA. She is survived by her husband, Frank Willis, two children and two grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 8, 2017
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