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Mary F. Carlson

April 6, 1943 November 12, 2018
Mary F. Carlson
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Obituary for Mary F. Carlson

Mary F. Carlson, 75, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at the Brookside Retirement Community in Overbrook, Kansas.

Mary F. Miller was born April 6, 1943 in Nyssa, Oregon, the daughter of Patrick F. and Elenor (Pyle) Miller. She graduated from high school in Theodore, Alabama in 1961. She was joined in marriage to Charles R. Carlson on April 22, 1962 in Osage City. To this union two boys were born, Charles Kevin Carlson and Christopher K. Carlson.

Mary worked as an activities director for the area nursing homes until her retirement. Her hobbies included working in her flower garden, sewing, collecting teddy bears and lighthouses. She was also an avid reader. Her greatest pride and joy were her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mary attended the United Methodist Church and was a member of the UMW, Rose’s Happy Hatters and the Marshall Club, all in Osage City.

Mary was preceded in death by parents, her husband Charles, on August 8, 2012: a sister, Gloria Kisiel and a brother, Patrick Miller.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Osage City. Family will receive friends an hour before the service. A private inurnment will be held at a later date at Union Cemetery in Osage City. Memorial contributions can be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N Sixth, Osage City, KS 66523. Condolences may be expressed at

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2:00 PM 12/1/2018 2:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

219 S. 6th Street
Osage City, AR 66523

First United Methodist Church
219 S. 6th Street Osage City 66523 AR
United States

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Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hightway 31
Osage City, AR 66523

Hightway 31 Osage City 66523 AR
United States

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