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Clara "Spud" Carlson

Clara "Spud" Carlson

Clara "Spud" Carlson, 64, of Bemidji, MN died Monday, April 7, 2014 at her home.

Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home with Pastor officiating. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Cass Lake, MN.

Clara Elain Carlson was born January 4, 1950 in Cass Lake. She attended Cass Lake area schools. Clara took great joy in spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved to cook and put on family gatherings.

She is survived by a daughter, Dulcie Lake of Grand Rapids; son, Donald (Cheryl) Carlson of Bemidji; 5 grandchildren, Dawn Carlson, Dylan Carlson, Darren Carlson, Mathew Lake and Andrew Lake; 2 great-grandchildren, Dominick Carlson and Aiden Carlson.

She was preceded in death by her mother; 2 sisters, Bonnie Smedberg and Mary Wintermeyer; 2 brothers, Mark Gus Carlson and Gus Mark Carlson.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.

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