CARLSON, MARGARET MARY - Howell County, Missouri | MARGARET MARY CARLSON - Missouri Gravestone Photos

Margaret Mary CARLSON

Howell Memorial Park Cemetery
Howell County,
Missouri

Rex
US NAVY
Jun 11, 1925
Feb 6, 2015

Margaret
Jul 28, 1924
Oct 16, 2013

Funeral services for Rex G. Carlson, 89, West Plains, Missouri will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, February 9, 2015, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Carlson died peacefully at his home on February 6, 2015, with his family at his side.
He was born June 11, 1925 at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, to Andrew G. Carlson and Phoebe Newport Carlson. At an early age he moved to Staten Island, where he attended public schools, graduating from New Dorp High School with the Class of 1943 as class Valedictorian and winner of both the Latin and Math Awards. Immediately following high school, Rex enlisted in the United States Navy and served his country for four years, attaining the rank of First Class Petty Officer in the field of Aviation Electronics. On October 10, 1945, he married his best friend and high school sweetheart, Margaret Mary O’Donnell, who preceded him in death on October 16, 2013. Rex was a loving and devoted husband for sixty-eight years. Rex had a long and successful career in electric engineering with Bell Telephone Laboratories, a job that took him from New York City to Holmdel, New Jersey, to Naperville, Illinois, to Denver, Colorado. He retired in 1983 and shortly thereafter moved to West Plains, Missouri to be near family.
He is survived by three children, Bill Carlson, wife, Michelle, West Plains, Missouri, Audrey Kaufman, husband, Peter, Marquette, Michigan and John Carlson, Dallas, Georgia; seven grandchildren, Bryan Carlson, Sean Carlson, Megan Carlson Brown, Karin Shady, Carl Anderson, Jonathan Carlson and Christopher Carlson; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Judy Adams, husband, Boyd, Staten Island, New York; and one brother, Roy Carlson, wife, Helen, West Palm Beach, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, wife and one sister, Audrey, precede him in death.
The family would like to thank Rex’s caregivers and Riverways Support Service and Hospice for their exceptional and loving care.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m., Monday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or Wounded Warrior Project, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com. [ozarkareanetwork.com, Feb 9, 2015]

A Mass of Resurrection for Margaret Mary Carlson, 89, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 21, 2013, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Carlson died at 7:07 a.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at her home, with her family at her side.
She was born July 28, 1924, on Staten Island, New York, to William J. O'Donnell and Kathleen Donovan O'Donnell. On October 10, 1945, she married her best friend and high school sweetheart, Rex Carlson on Staten Island. Margaret was a loving and devoted wife to Rex for sixty-eight years. Mrs. Carlson was an executive secretary for a communications company. She loved people, was a very giving and loving person. Her sweet personality, warm smile and sparkling eyes will always be missed. Mrs. Carlson was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Rex Carlson, of the family home; three children, Bill Carlson, wife, Michelle, West Plains, Missouri, Audrey Kaufman, husband, Peter, Marquette, Michigan and John Carlson, Dallas, Georgia; seven grandchildren, Bryan Carlson, Sean Carlson, Megan Carlson Brown, Karin Shady, Carl Anderson, Jonathan Carlson and Christopher Carlson; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Albert T. O'Donnell, wife, Joan, Arlington Heights, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, two brothers and one sister, precede her in death.
The family will receive their friends from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m., Monday, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association or St. Mary's Catholic Church, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.
The family would like to thank the staff at Riverways Home Health and Hospice and Margaret's evening caregivers for the exceptional care that was shown to their loved one. [ozarkareanetwork.com, Oct 17, 2013]

Contributed on 5/29/16 by mjrwag
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Submitted: 5/29/16 • Approved: 5/29/16 • Last Updated: 4/4/18 • R792028-G792027-S3

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