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 Marie Carlson-Dahir    Richard Carlson    William F. Carlson    Leland Carlson   Lee Carlson    Matilda House-Carlson   John Carlson   Margie ?-Carlson






Stillwater Weekly Gazette, Thursday, November 17, 1960

Lee Carlson, Oak Park, Dies: Funeral Friday

Funeral services for Lee Carlson of Oak Park who died at the Veterans' hospital, St. Paul, Friday, Sunday, Nov. 13, will be held at the Kessler-Maguire funeral home, St. Paul, Friday, November. 18, at 2:30 p.m. Interment will be in the National cemetery at Fort Snelling.

Mr. Carlson, who was a blacksmith by trade, was born in Isanti county April 14, 1884.  He is survived by his wife Mathilda, Oak Park; four sons, John, Robert, William, and Donald of Stillwater; two daughters, Mrs. Marie Gettel, Stillwater, and Mrs. Paulo Breves of Turkey, and two sisters, Mrs. Nels Erickson of Cambridge, Minn., and Mrs. Morris Kuhnley of Madison, Wis. Eighteen grandchildren also survive.

Visitation will start Wednesday evening, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m.


Stillwater Gazette, Monday, May 31, 1965

Mathilda Carlson Dies Here Sunday

Mrs. Matilda H. Carlson of Oak Park Heights, died early Sunday morning at Lakeview hospital after a long illness.

Mrs. Carlson was born in Menomonie, Wis., June 17, 1899.  She was married to Leland Carlson March 4, 1921, in Lake Elmo.  The Carlson family moved to Stillwater about 40 years ago and have since made their home here.  Mr. Carlson died in 1960. 

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Paulo (Harriet) Breves and Mrs. Thomas (Marie) Dahir, both of Stillwater; four sons, John and Robert, both of Stillwater, William of Somerset, Wis., and Donald of Warsaw, Ill; five sisters, Mrs. Bertha Aiken of Great Falls, Mont; Mrs. Louise Vosberg and Mrs. Clyde Gritman, both of Hudson, Wis; Mrs. Mary Mallary of Hopkins; Mrs. Loren Wood of St. Paul and 19 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Simonet Funeral home.  The Rev. Alf Wattman, pastor of the Bethlehem Lutheran church of Bayport, will officiate.  Burial will be in the Fort Snelling National cemetery.  Friends may call at the Simonet Funeral home after 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Stillwater Gazette, Wednesday, June 2, 1965

Funeral, Mrs. Mathilda Carlson

Funeral services for Mrs. Matilda Carlson were held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Simonet Funeral home.  The Rev. Alf Wattman pastor of the Bethlehem Lutheran church, Bayport, officiated.  Mrs. Allen Ulrich was the organist.

The casketbearers were Leroy Corcoran, Robert Kadelc, Edward Hoglend, Leo Rassett, Harvey Jensen, and Lee Carlson.  Interment was in the Fort Snelling National cemetery.





Stillwater Evening Gazette, Monday, March 17, 1969

William Carlson of Somerset Dies in Accident

Funeral Services for William F. Carlson of Somerset, Wis., will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. from the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Bayport, with burial at Ft. Snelling National cemetery.  Mr. Carlson was killed accidentally near Wyoming, Minn., about 1:30 Saturday afternoon while in the process of moving a house.

He was born in Cottage Grove, Jan. 10, 1925.  Shortly afterward the family moved to Oak Park Heights where he resided for many years.  Mr. Carlson was a veteran of World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals.

For the past 11 years he had resided at the Staehnke residence in Somerset.

He is survived by a son, George of Shafer, Minn.; two daughters Mrs. Leonard (Cindy) Soderbeck of Marine,  and Penn Jo Carlson of Shafer.

One son, Lee, preceded him in death on Feb. 23 of this year.

Also surviving are three brothers, Robert of Rte. 3, Stillwater, John and Donald of Warsaw, Ill.; two sisters, Mrs. Thomas (Marie) Dahir of Rte 3, Stillwater and Mrs. Paul (Harriet) Breves of Thailand, S.E. Asia.


Stillwater Evening Gazette, Thursday, March 20, 1969

Funeral William F. Carlson

Funeral services for William F. Carlson were held Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock from the Bethlehem Lutheran church in Bayport with the Rev. Alf Wattman officiating.  Organist was Mrs. Douglas Monteith and soloist was Mrs. Glenn Anderson.

Interment was held at Fort Snelling National cemetery with the American Legion firing squad providing military honors.  Casket bearers were Raymond and William Johnson, Marvin Nole, James Altenberg, George House and William Marty.


Stillwater Evening Gazette, Tuesday, February 25, 1969

Services Set Wednesday for Engaged Couple

Following separate funeral services set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, interment for an engaged couple, Lee Carlson, 20, of Marine and Carol Maslowski, 17, Hugo was scheduled in St. John the Baptist cemetery in Hugo.

Visitation for the young couple was set to begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Mattson funeral home in Forest Lake who are in charge of all arrangements.

The couple was found dead of apparent asphyxiation Sunday morning in a car found parked near Garin Crossing on U.S. Hwy. 61 in Forest township.

Carol Maslowski is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Maslowski of Hugo; one sister, Mrs. Peter Wieczaret of Fargo, N.D.; one brother, Sgt. Samuel Maslowski stationed in Vietnam.

Funeral services were scheduled at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Mattson funeral home with a requiem high mass to be offered for Miss Maslowski at St. John the Baptist Catholic church at 10 a.m. while a 10 a.m. funeral service for Lee Carlson will be offered at the Mattson Funeral home.

Lee Carlson is survived by his parents, Mrs. Milton Wright of Marine on St. Croix and William Carlson of Somerset; one brother, George of Shafer, Minn.; two sisters, Mrs. Cindy Soderbeck, and Penny Carlson of Marine.

Both Miss Maslowski, who was Carlson's finance, and Carlson will be buried in St. John the Baptist cemetery in Hugo Wednesday morning.


Stillwater Weekly Gazette, Thursday, February 27, 1969

Marine Man, Hugo Girl Asphyxiated in Auto Tragedy

The body of Lee Carlson, 20 Marine on St. Croix, son of Mrs. Milton Wright of Marine and William Carlson of Somerset, Wis., and the body of Carol Maslowski, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Maslowski of Hugo were found about 8 a.m. Sunday morning in a parked car one-half mile west of Garin Crossing on U.S. Hwy. 61 in Forest Lake Township.

It is believed that the two young persons were victims of asphyxiation.  The motor of the car was still running when discovered by deputies from the Washington County sheriff's office.


Stillwater Evening Gazette, Thursday, October 2, 1969

Stillwater Woman Dead Police Jail Husband

Mrs. Thomas Dahir was fond dead this morning in her home by Washington County Sheriff officers.  She apparently had been shot.

Officers had been summoned to the home on Rte 3, Stillwater at approximately 11:18 a.m. by her husband Thomas who said help was needed.

According to Washington County Attorney, John Jansen, Mr. and Mrs. Dahir had appeared earlier today in district court on a temporary divorce hearing Mrs. Dahir was granted custody of their two children age five and six.

The husband is being held in the Washington County jail and a spokesman in the county attorneys office said formal charges will be filed against him later today pending results of a police investigation now underway.


Stillwater Evening Gazette, Friday, October 3, 1969


Mrs. Marie Alta Dahir, who died Oct. 3, was born in Stillwater Aug. 19, 1931 and lived in the valley area all her fife.  Mrs. Dahir had served in the WAC's and was employed by the American Can Co.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas; three daughters, Mrs. RoseMarie Jubinal of West St. Paul, and Catheryn and Anna Marie who lived at home; two brothers, Donald Carlson of Warsaw, Ill. and Robert L. Carlson of Stillwater; and one sister, Mrs. Harriet Brevis of Thialand

Funeral Services for Mrs. Dahir will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock from the Jones Hauge Chapel, and the Rev. Alf Wattman will officiate.  Visitation Sunday from 8 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.


Stillwater Gazette, October 6, 1969

Marie Dahir

Funeral services for Mrs. Marie Dahir were held Monday morning at 10 from the Jones-Hauge Chapel.  The Rev. Alf Wattman officiated and burial was made in Fairview Cemetery.  Casket bearers were Ted Raduenz, Cyril Schumann, Roger Feldman, George Carlson, Hank Grunwald and William Young.




Stillwater Gazette,

Youth Drowns at Willernie

Richard (Tim) Carlson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Carlson of Rte. 3, drowned Tuesday in White Bear Lake at the Willernie beach.  Richard was 17-years old and was living with his parents.

Surviving, besides his parents are one brother, Alan, three sisters, Stephanie, Catherine and Christine, all living at home; grandmothers, Mrs. Edwin Mueller of Rte. 3, and Mrs. Lee Carlson of Oak Park; great-grandmother, Mrs. Fred Mueller of Cologne, Minn.

Friends may call at the Simonet Funeral home after 2 p.m. Thursday.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Richard was found about 8:30 p.m. in three feet of water off Willernie beach.

Oxygen administered by the Willernie rescue squad brought a flicker of life to the victim for a short time.

Authorities said the boy may have fainted in the water and are conducting an investigation into the circumstances of his death.


Stillwater Gazette, Thursday, July 23, 1964


Richard Carlson

Funeral services for Richard (Tim) Carlson were held Friday at 8:30 a.m. at the Simonet Funeral home and at 9 a.m. at St. Judes church in Mahtomedi.  The Rev. Floriti officiated at the requiem mass.  The pallbearers were Bruce Kalk, Gordon Mueller, David Schumann, Thomas Schumann, Vernon Brandville and Edward Haglund.  Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens, North St. Paul.



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