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Helen Louise Carlson

Helen Louise Carlson

Helen L. Carlson, 97, of Blackduck, Minnesota, died on August 4, 2013 at Tender Hearts Assisted Living in Blackduck, Minnesota.

Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the Cease Funeral Home Chapel in Blackduck with Rev. Dale Peplenjak officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery in Kelliher, Minnesota. Cease Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

She was born December 20, 1915 in Washington Twp. in Carroll County, Iowa to Adolph Hugo and Martha Mathilda (Hinze) Grundmeier. She attended school at the Saum Consolidated School for 1-8th grade and went to Kelliher High School, graduating in 1933.

She married Robert Carlson Nov. 9, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN. They were the owners and operators of the Fridley Feed Store and Hardware Store for many years. They spent their retirement years in Fridley, Phoenix, AZ and St. Petersburg, FL. Following the death of her husband, she lived with her sister, Arlene, in Saum for several years, before moving to Tender Hearts Assisted Living in Blackduck, where she spent the past 7 1/2 years, receiving excellent care from her caregiver, Darlene Benson.

Helen loved flowers and kept the gardens around her homes blooming.

She is survived by a brother, Glenn A. (Elsie) Grundmeier of Kelliher and numerous nieces, nephews and family members.

ed in death by her husband, Robert Carlson; her parents, Adolph and Martha Grundmeier; four sisters, Iola (Orin) Wolden, Evelyn (Fridolf) Eklund, Vera (Michael) Johnson and Arlene (Peter) Lempart and a brother, Howard Grundmeier.

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