September 25, 1925 - June 14, 2019
Marion Katherine Carlson, 93, of Greeley passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society—Bonell Community in Greeley. She was born on September 25, 1925, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, the youngest child of Swedish immigrants, Olof and Ellen Olson. With her family she was active in the Evangelical Covenant Church and attended the Bradford schools. After high school graduation she received a nursing degree, moving to Colorado, where she worked at Denver General Hospital. She met Lennart Carlson of Greeley, and they were married on September 24, 1949. They farmed north of Greeley and raised three sons, Donald, David, and Richard, in the Eaton schools and were active members of the Evangelical Free Church of Eaton. Marion worked as a nurse in several capacities, including Weld county home health care and Kenton Manor. She was a church pianist and kept busy with knitting, crocheting, and sewing. She enjoyed china painting and also sought additional serving opportunities. She moved into Bonell in Greeley after the death of her husband in 1999 and continued to play the piano and serve. She died peacefully, as her family gathered, on June 14, 2019, at the age of 93 years and 9 months. Marion was preceded in death by her parents, Olof and Ellen Olson; brothers Ralph, Chester, Martin, Bernard, Robert, and Leroy Olson in infancy; sister Elvera Swanson; husband George Lennart; and grandson Zachary. Her family includes her sons and their families: Don and his wife Ardeth of Loveland and their family, Abbe and Jerry Castillo with children Jenessa and Joshua, Lacey and Andrew Sharpe, and Andy with daughter Olive; Dave and his wife Gretchen of Danville, Indiana, and their family, Mark and Cori with children Maya, Alexis, Asher, and Haven, Eric and Krista with children Haddon and Piper; Dick and Sheri of Greeley and their family, Kaylee and Chris Kennedy, and Ryne. Her family also includes sisters-in-law Martha Johnson and Mary Olson and many nieces, nephews, and others with fond memories of Marion. A celebration of Marion´s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at the Eaton Evangelical Free Church, 1325 3rd Street in Eaton. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 17th, at the Moser Funeral Service Chapel, 3501 S. 11th Avenue in Evans. Private family graveside services will be held at the Eaton Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Good Samaritan Society Bonell Community, Greeley, Colorado. They can be sent in care of Moser Funeral Service, 3501 S. 11th Avenue, Evans, Colorado 80620. An online guestbook and obituary available at www.moserfuneralservice.com.
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