|Kathryn L. Carlson, 95, a resident of Viewpoint Nursing Home in Colorado Springs, CO, formerly of Galva, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at the home.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, September 12 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva. Visitation will be held one prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Galva Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the VASA Lodge.
She was born May 24, 1918 in Galva, the daughter of Herman and Esther (Jacobson) Johnson. She married Herbert Wayne Carlson on March 10, 1938 in Cambridge and he preceded her in death on May 21, 1983. Survivors include her son, Roger (Judy) Carlson of Colorado Springs, CO, two sisters, Lucille Barlow of Geneseo and Gail Kermeen of Arkansas, two grandchildren, Eric Wayne Carlson and Suzanne Dubois and a great granddaughter, Katya. She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Kathryn graduated from Galva High School in 1936. She was the Vice President at Galva Savings & Loan for 30 years and had also worked at Nancy Ingels Reality. She was a member of various Bishop Hill organizations including the VASA Lodge and had also been the organist at the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church.