|Birth: ||Jan. 29, 1914|
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 2004|
Lois Wade Carlson, 90, of 112 S. Cottage Ave., Normal, formerly of Lincoln, and Deming, N.M., died at 5:20 a.m. Monday (March 1, 2004) at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Normal.
She was born Jan. 29, 1914, at Russell Springs, Ky., to Roscoe and Zona Wade Wilson. She married John Taylor Carlson Dec. 15, 1943, in Bloomington. He died July 3, 1983.
Surviving are two sons, James R. Carlson, Normal, and Jack Curtis Carlson, Torrance, Calif.; a daughter Lynne Lane Carlson, Lilburn, Ga.; four grandchildren, Jenny, Lilburn, Ga. and J. Richard, Tammy and Christina, all of Lincoln; four great-grandchildren, Aaron, Christopher, Lauren and Jason and two brothers, Carthal B. (Ruth) Wilson, Gridley, and John R. Wilson, Pontiac.
Her parents, one son, Randall Carlson; one brother Quenton Wilson; one sister, Cilphia (should be Zilphia) Lund; and two great-grandsons, Joshua and Jacob Carlson, preceded her in death.
She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Mrs. Carlson's hobbies included bowling, golfing and a love of working on genealogy and painting. During the time she lived in Lincoln she was a member of the Lincoln Women's Club and volunteered at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Carlson had worked for 10 years as a proofreader at the Pantagraph in Bloomington prior to retirement. Following retirement, the Carlsons lived in Deming, N.M. for 15 years prior to returning to central, Illinois
Her graveside service will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, the Rev. Vernon L. Oakley officiating. There will be no visitation. Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln.
Roscoe Wilson (1888 - 1966)
Zona Elizabeth Wade Wilson (1893 - 1986)
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Gladys Turner Dinkeloo
Record added: May 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52655462
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