Created: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 02:53:00 CST
Updated: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 02:54:57 CST
Evelyn L. Carlson, 92, of Aurora formerly of Hordville, died on Sunday, October 27, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Aurora. Funeral services will be Thursday, October 31st at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of Solt Funeral Home in Central City with Rev. Bill Stearns officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 30th from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment is in the Hordville Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.soltfh.com
Evelyn was born on April 5, 1921, in Hamilton County to John H. and Emma (Reed) Reed. She grew up in Hamilton County, attended Hamilton County District 1 School and graduated from Aurora High School. On January 17, 1943, Evelyn was united in marriage to Glen L. Carlson in Aurora. They made their home near Hordville, where they farmed. They moved into Hordville in 1962. Evelyn worked at the Hordville Schools as a cook and a custodian for over 30 years. In about 1998, she moved to Aurora to be near Glen who was living at Aurora Long Term Care. Glen died on September 2, 2001 and Evelyn continued to live in her home in Aurora until her death.
Evelyn was a member of the Mamre Evangelical Free Church near Marquette; and she also attended Faith Community Church in Aurora and the Farmers' Valley Cemetery Association. She enjoyed reading, sewing and was an excellent baker.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children - Dale and Pat Carlson of Central City; Larry and Karen Carlson of Bassett; her daughter-in-law - Cheryl Carlson of York; seven grandchildren - Wendy Carlson, Heather Hauptman, Ron Carlson, Tami Scamehorn, Mike Carlson, Laurie Fox, and Chad Carlson; and ten great grandchildren.
Those preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; her son - Don in 2009; a great great grandson in 2012; and her brother - Deryl Reed.