Gordon L. Carlson

December 8, 1932 - July 25, 2015
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Gordon L. Carlson, 82, passed away July 25, 2015 in Northwoods Care Center in Belvidere, IL. Gordon was born December 8, 1932, the son of David and Esther Carlson. He graduated from Belvidere High School in 1950. Gordon married Wilma Wascher on November 5, 1954 at Evangelical Covenant Church in Belvidere. They enjoyed 60 years together. Gordon was a dairy farmer for many years, and then went on to work for the Harvard School District #50 as a custodian and a bus driver for 19 years. Gordon enjoyed John Deere tractors, and watching Chicago Cubs games.

He is loved and will be missed by his wife of 60 years, Wilma; 2 daughters, Jodell Carlson and Darla Seaward; 7 grandchildren, Amy and Timothy Carlson, Bethany (Don) Shinn, Nathan, Andrea, and Jenny Seaward, Alicia (Jamie) Jackman; 4 great-grandchildren, Dominick, Noah, Violet, and William; sister, Marjorie Carlson, and 2 nieces. Gordon was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Barbara; brother, Merlin Carlson; nephew, Daniel Carlson; sister-in-law, Marilyn Carlson.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Scott Nellis officiating. A visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the funeral home. Burial in Garden Prairie Cemetery. Memorials will be sent to a missionary family from Evangelical Covenant Church. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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A visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the funeral home


Service Information

Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Time: 10:00 am -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Scott Nellis officiating


 

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Born: December 8, 1932
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Patti Rairie posted on 7/27/15

Sincerest sympathy sent to you and your family at this difficult time.

 

Patte Smith posted on 7/27/15

Jody, so so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. Love you Jody, Patte

 

Kathy Keefe posted on 7/27/15

Jody & family, The thoughts & prayers of everyone at the McHenry County Circuit Clerk's office are with you during this difficult time. Kathy Keefe

 

DEB RAMIREZ posted on 7/28/15

Jody.... So sorry to hear about your Dad. You will carry him in your heart forever. Love, Deb

 

DEB RAMIREZ posted on 7/28/15

Jody.... So sorry to hear about your Dad. You will carry him forever in your heart. Love, Deb

 

Minnie Hemphill posted on 7/29/15

Mrs. carlson, Jodell and Darla, I am sorry for your loss. Throw all of your anxieties on the GOD of all comfort and revel in the love of family and friends as you move throu this time of grief.

 

Frank J. Cesarek posted on 7/29/15

It has been a pleasure helping the Carlson's with their health insurance these past few years. Gordon was always upbeat regardless of the Cubs, Frank

 

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