|C.M. “Bud” Carlson, age 92 of Abingdon, died at 2:15 pm Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at the Care Center of Abingdon.
Bud was born June 4, 1920 in Galesburg, the son Carl and Anna (Borg) Carlson. He married Mildred I. Lieurance on June 7, 1941 in Mexico, Missouri. She preceded him in death on August 19, 1990. He was also preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
Surviving are his two sons, Larry (and Bobbye) Carlson of Oquawka and Steve (and Peg) Carlson of Mundelein; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one sister, Rosile (and Wayne) Flickenger of Florissant, Missouri.
Graveside service and military rites will be held at 3:30 pm Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the Abingdon Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hedding Grade School Library. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.