|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1891|
Box Elder County
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1972|
Lillie Charlotte Carlson Woodland is my maternal grandmother. The following is excerpted from her obituary printed in the Idaho State Journal:
"Lillie Charlotte Carlson Woodland, 80, 635 East Halliday, died Thursday evening in the Bannock Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
She was born August 16, 1891, at Willard City, Utah, the daughter of Axel Alfred and Johannah Carlson, and was reared at Willard City.
Dec. 15, 1915, she married James Melvin Woodland in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. They farmed at Marsh Center until 1920 when they came to Pocatello. Mr. Woodland died June 29, 1963.
Mrs. Woodland was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and had served in many capacities, including counselor to the president of the Sixth Ward Relief Society; Relief Society Magazine representative for 18 years; Relief Society visiting teacher for 45 years; and Primary teacher. She sang with the Singing Mothers Chorus and enjoyed doing genealogy work.
Mrs. Woodland was president of the American War Mothers for two years; a member of the Service Mothers; Royal Neighbors; and Birthday Club; and worked at the USO during war time."
Two of her children preceded her in death: Her son, Ward Carlson Woodland, was killed in action in World War II, and her daughter, Norma Carlson Woodland, died in 1962. Her other four children, Melvin Carlson Woodland, Charlotte Carlson Woodland Warren, Dale Carlson Woodland, and Clara Rae Woodland Radford, followed.
She was a beautiful, gentle soul; one of the kindest people I have ever known. My memories of being with her on Memorial Day, at a table outside the Albertson's Grocery Store, giving out paper poppies made by wounded veterans and accepting donations to the American War Veterans in the name of the American War Mothers (an organization of women whose sons and/or daughters had died in war), are priceless. The folded American Flag in a glass triangular case was a prominent artifact in her living room, and the gold star in her window a testament to her sacrifice. Her children loved her and it is a comfort to know they are now all together. ~Sharon Galloway Dayley
Axel Alfred Carlson (1853 - 1913)
Johanna Gustava Matthiasson Carlson (1853 - 1934)
James Melvin Woodland (1886 - 1963)*
Melvin Carlson Woodland (1916 - 2001)*
Ward Carlson Woodland (1922 - 1944)*
Charlotte Carlson Woodland Warren (1924 - 2009)*
Norma Carlson Woodland Galloway (1926 - 1962)*
Dale Carlson Woodland (1928 - 2009)*
Clara Rae Woodland Radford (1931 - 2009)*
Maria Elizabeth Carlson Braegger (1876 - 1938)*
Elin Merinda Carlson (1879 - 1881)*
Lillie Charlotte Carlson Woodland (1891 - 1972)
Mountain View Cemetery
Plot: 33W, 15, 9
Maintained by: Gerald Dayley
Originally Created by: Bill E. Doman
Record added: Oct 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43137502