|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1916|
|Death: ||Sep. 10, 2008|
Nila Albrecht Carlson, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, 92, passed away at her home on September 10, 2008. She resided at 1855 North 400 West in Orem, Utah at the time of her death.
She was born August 6, 1916 in Fremont, Utah to Earl LeRoy and Evalena Balle Albrecht. She was the third of six children. She graduated from Wayne County High School as Valedictorian. She attended BYU for a short time. She also served a mission in the North Central States. One of her greatest desires was to continue her education and obtain a degree - she did obtain a degree - a MOM degree. Nila married Glen Martin Carlson on June 18, 1943 in the Manti Temple. She raised 12 children. Their posterity includes 63 grandchildren, 90 great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren. Charity and service were her hallmarks. She served her community as PTA president and various community fund raising projects such as Cancer and Heart Drives and Easter Seals. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she served in numerous callings including Stake Primary and Relief Society Presidencies and in all ward auxiliaries. Glen and Nila served a mission to the Philippines in 1986-1988. Nila loved many activities including working in the yard and caring for flowers and garden and her chickens for many years. Mom's neighbors on 400 West are like family.
Nila is survived by her 12 children: Carol Sue (Frank) Prows, DeEtte Carter, Glenda (Dennis) Nordfelt, Dick (Vickey) Carlson, Margo (Kendall) Harward, Jenette (Gil) Savage, Kendal (Arlene) Carlson, Fred (Charlene) Carlson, Debbie (Doug) Lang, Wendy (Kent) Mortensen, Kerry (Paul) Mansfield and Rob (Lisa) Carlson. Also her 13th child and caregiver: Lili Lorenzo. Nila is also survived by sisters Donna and Emma. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Glen Carlson, son-in-law Frank Prows, grandson David Prows, granddaughter Kirstin Tuttle, great-great grandson Tristin Curtis, sister Emma Sorensen and brother Rex Albrecht.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. in the Windsor Stake Center, 60 East 1600 North Orem, Utah. Family and friends may call on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Windsor Stake Center and at the Church on Saturday morning from 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to the services.
Burial will be in the Orem City Cemetery.
Published in the Deseret News from 9/11/2008 - 9/12/2008.
Glen Martin Carlson (1913 - 2001)*
Orem City Cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 40.32264, -111.67472
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Sep 11, 2008
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