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Obits > Leroy Carlson 1981

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
March 16, 1981 - pg. A4, col. 3

Leroy Carlson

Prophetstown - Leroy Carlson, 64, of Prophetstown, died Saturday evening in Community General Hospital following an extended illness.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, Prophetstown with the Rev. Marshall Esty, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today at the Gardner Chapel, Prophetstown with Masonic Services being held at 8 p.m.

Mr. Carlson was born Nov. 2, 1916 in Prophetstown, the son of Frank and Jessie (Fritsch) Carlson. He was a graduate from Prophetstown High School and attended Moline Business College. He was united in marriage to Erma James of Erie on Sept. 18, 1942 in Austin, Minnesota. He farmed in the community almost all of his life. He was a member of the Prophetstown Lodge 293, AF & AM, the Consistory, Valley of Moline, the Tabala Shrine of Rockford and the United Methodist Church of Prophetstown.

He is survived by his wife, Erma; one daughter, Mrs. Michael (Julie) Goldstein of Prophetstown; two grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Virgil (Marian) Rhodes of Harmon.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

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