Beverly Joyce Carlson, 87, of Raymond, died Monday, October 26th at her home. Her funeral service will be at 11:00 am, Wednesday, November 4th at Raymond Christian Reformed Church. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 pm, Tuesday at the church and continue one hour prior to her service. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Raymond. You can view Beverly's funeral service on the Church's Youtube page, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJa2-MhthcVjt9ULuI275OA. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. www.hafh.org
Beverly Joyce Carlson was born to Fred and Elnora (Hildebrand) Bartell in Ablington, Iowa on April 13, 1933. She attended elementary and high school in Herman where she graduated in 1950. She furthered her education at Anchor School of Nursing where she received her Nursing degree on September 24, 1953. A few days later, on September 29, 1953, Beverly was united in marriage to Mack Carlson in Herman. To this union six children were born: Sharlene, Daniel, Lonny, Cherri, Tim and Ruthie. The family was later blessed with two adopted children, Mary Ann and Richard. The family lived in Minnesota, Iowa, Colorado and Nebraska, and after the children were out of the home Mack and Beverly settled down and made their home in Raymond. Beverly and Mack enjoyed taking their children camping throughout the United States. Their favorite spots were in Oregon, California, Yellowstone National Park and the Colorado Rockies. Beverly also enjoyed gardening, flowers, beautiful dishes, and fishing with her husband Mack. Beverly had a deep faith in God and loved Jesus, and she treasured her husband, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Beverly is survived by her husband, Mack; children: Dan (Brenda) Carlson of Lancaster, CA, Tim (Iryna) Carlson of Arlington, VA, Ruthie Carlson of Sebring, FL, Mary Ann (Scott) Palin of Billings, MT, and Richard Carlson of Hartford, SD; 32 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings: LaVern (Cheryl) Bartell of Penrose, CO, Virgil (Suzie) Bartell of Rosemount, Ruth Boyer of Arizona and Roy (Debbie) Bartell of Fort Myers, Fl.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother David, and her children Sharlene, Cherri and Lonny.
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