|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1910|
North Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 26, 2008|
St. Louis County
Abelona Carlson, 97, of Virginia, formerly of Cook, passed away on Friday, September 26, 2008, at the Virginia Convalescent Center.
She was born on November 29, 1910, at Enderlin, North Dakota, the daughter of Julius and Pauline (Bauer) Wittliff. She grew up in Enderlin, where she was united in marriage to Clayton A. Carlson on November 9, 1930. They moved to Cook in 1944, where they lived for 55 years. She was employed at the former Hill Box Factory in Cook for over 25 years, along with being a dedicated homemaker. She was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cook and the Cook Senior Citizens. She had resided in Virginia since 2000, where she was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church. Earlier Abelona enjoyed berry picking, embroidering, and needlework. Her family fondly recalls her wonderful homemade bread and as making the best lefsa. She was a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother. The past two years she has resided at the Virginia Convalescent Center, and her family wishes to give their heartfelt thanks to the staff for their wonderful care and kindness given to her.
She is survived by 3 daughters, Ardis (Darrel) Sandvig of Moorhead, MN, Diane Maher of Sante Fe, NM, and Karen Carlson of Virginia; 20 Grandchildren, 27 Great Grandchildren; a son-in-law, Leonard Rent of Virginia, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Clayton on February 29, 1988; a daughter, Dorothy Rent on February 25, 2001; a son, Darrell Carlson in January of 1975; a grandson, Clayton Rent in March of 2001; 4 brothers, Edmond, Walter, Lawrence and Raymond Wittliff; and 3 sisters, Elsie Sharbow, Doris Morken, and Meta Svee.
Arrangements are with the Mlaker Funeral Home in Cook.
Interment was in the Cook Community Cemetery.
Clayton Andrew Carlson (1908 - 1988)*
Dorothy A. Carlson Rent (1931 - 2001)*
St. Louis County
Plot: D Div, Lot 303
Maintained by: JudyH
Originally Created by: J, J, & C
Record added: Jan 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63849841
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