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Jean Carlson Obituary

    Jean Margaret Carlson passed away on November 19, 2021 at Maple Ridge Manor in Lowell, Mich. at the age of 97. Jean was born in Lake City, Minn. on August 19, 1924 to Walter and Florence Cornell-Copp. She married Ralph D. Carlson in Lake City in 1944 who preceded her in death in 2001.
    After high school graduation in 1942, Jean worked for the FBI in Washington DC as a radio operator. Upon Ralph’s discharge from the Navy in 1946, they moved to Lake City where they owned the Echo Perfection Printers business until 1962 and raised their family there.  
    Jean shared her quilting talents by making quilts that were donated to many organizations in need. Additionally, Jean enjoyed Ham Radio operations, supporting Scouting as scout leader for many years and was a member of the Lowell United Methodist Church.
    She is survived by four sons: James of Norcross, Ga.; Jerome (Colette) of St. Cloud, Minn.; Jeffrey (Donna) of Belmont, Mich.; Dr. Jay (Robin) Carlson of Springfield, Mo.; daughter-in-law Jennifer Carlson of North Tonawanda, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, two step granddaughers, and her sister Joann Haugerud of Seattle, Wash. In addition to her husband, Ralph, she was preceded in death by her parents, her son Jon, her sister Arlene Shea, and brother Neil Copp.
    A private family service will be held at a later date in Lake City, Minn.

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