|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1928|
|Death: ||Aug. 9, 2011|
Fred W. Carlson Jr.
April 8, 1928 - August 9, 2011
Fred W. Carlson Jr., age 83, of Joliet, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Born in Joliet, Fred was a lifelong Joliet resident. He retired as Business Manager from the Joliet Herald News after 38 years of service. He was a Korean War Army Veteran. Fred was an avid golfer, enjoyed bowling and playing cards. He was also a diehard Cubs fan. Member of the Joliet Elks Club #296 and Grace United Methodist Church, Joliet.
Preceded in death by his children, twins James William and Gerald William and Nancy Theresa and his parents Fred Sr. and Marie (Cleary) Carlson. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Lou (Hewitt), his children Thomas (Mary Lou) of Rock Island and Susan (Paul) Nagel of Johnston, IA, grandchildren Alan, Claire, Glen and Mark and brother-in-law Jack Azman.
Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Grace United Methodist Church or American Heart Association would be appreciated.
Funeral services will be held Monday, 10:15 am in the O'NEIL FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, 1105 E. 9TH ST., LOCKPORT, with Pastor Michael Hickok officiating.
Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois.
Visitation Sunday, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Mary Lou Hewitt Carlson (1930 - 2014)*
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Plot: Section 3 Site 1
Maintained by: Tom Carlson
Originally Created by: Jackie & Ralph
Record added: Aug 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74791300
To live in the hearts you leave behind is not to die.|
Added: Nov. 15, 2013
Veteran: Korean War|
Jackie & Ralph
Added: Oct. 23, 2013
Thanks Dad - Mary Lou & I have a big poster of sunflowers in the kitchen..."...a symbol of happiness, strength, a love of the sun & sunlight and because it is said to always turn its face to the sun it is considered by some to be a symbol of faith." Amen...(Read more)|
Added: Mar. 29, 2012