Darlene Carlson, 77
Darlene F. Carlson, 77, of Waterloo, Ia. died Wednesday, March 8, at Sartori Memorial Hospital, Cedar Falls, Ia.
She was born Feb. 14, 1940 in Northcote, Minn., daughter of Gordon and Anne (Snare) Matthews. She married Robert Carlson Nov. 21, 1959 in Hallock, Minn. He died March 30, 1995.
Darlene graduated from Hallock High School in 1958. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Waterloo since 1968.
She is survived by three daughters, Jody (Dan) Rasmussen, Waterloo; Jeri (Scott) Jelinek, Coon Rapids, Minn., Joni Morgensen (Marty Weyer), Hudson, Ia.; a son, Jeff (Nicole) Carlson, Waterloo; two sisters, Rosemary (Darrell) Skogen, McGregor, Minn., and Karen (Bruce) Rhodes, Prior Lake, Minn.; several nieces and nephews;15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one more on the way.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert and her parents.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 13, 10:30 a.m., at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waterloo.
Arrangements by Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service, Waterloo.
I’m remembering Darlene with lots of happy childhood memories. We were neighbors growing up “across the slough” and her parents and my parents were friends. I’m sure she will be missed by lots of old friends in Hallock. May God bless all her family now in their loss.