Angeline "Angie" Stephonia (Larson) Carlson, age 94, of Parkers Prairie, died Monday, August 22, 2011, at St. William's Living Center in Parkers Prairie.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 26, 2011, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Parkers Prairie with Rev. Jonathan Sorum officiating. Music will be provided by Kim Byrne. Burial will take place at Parkers Prairie Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Angie Carlson was born March 9, 1917, to Stephen and Mary (Kostahris) Hosna at Adams, North Dakota. They later moved to Forest River, North Dakota and then to Henning, Minnesota where she attended school. She was united in marriage to Leonard E. Larson, Sr., on July 3, 1935. To this union three children were born, Marion, Leonard, Jr., and Thomas. They dairy farmed north of Parkers Prairie where they sold bottled milk and cream for quite a few years. She also worked for the Parkers Bakery and St. William's Living Center. On April 27, 1984, Angie was united in marriage to Chris L. Carlson. They had such good companionship together and traveled quite a lot as they both enjoyed traveling. They spent their last 10 winters in the Rio Grand Valley in Texas. Angie was an active church member and attended regularly. She was a member of the E.L.C.A., Esther Circle and choir member for many years. She was a member of the Degree of Honor Protective Association for over 50 years. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, knitting, ceramics and making afghans for her children and grandchildren. She especially enjoyed her role of being a grandmother and great-grandmother to her family.
She is survived by her son, Thomas D. Larson of Rouzerville, Pennsylvania; daughter-in-law, Leota Larson of Dexter, Missouri; three granddaughters, Vicki (Joe) Schnitzler of Danvers, Minnesota, Laurie (Joe) Morris of Madison, Virginia and Ramona (Chris) Lemons of Dexter, Missouri; six great-grandchildren, Sara (Mike) McGee, Katie (Shawn Bachman) Schnitzler , Chap Morris, Amy (Mark) Arrington, Doug Lemons and Jessica (fiance, Michael Lambert) Lemons; three great-great-grandchildren, John, Taylor and Pace; along with many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Leonard E. Larson, Sr. and Chris L. Carlson; son, Leonard, Jr.; daughter, Marion Lindsey; and her eight sisters and two brothers.
Pallbearers will be Joe Schnitzler, Mike McGee, Lloyd Lindsey, Shawn Bachman, Terry Carlson and Kevin Carlson.