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Edna Elaine Carlson

Edna Elaine Carlson, age 77, of Annandale, passed away Sept. 25, 2001, at the Annandale Care Center.

Edna was born Jan. 29, 1924 at home in rural Wright County to Hjalmer and Greta (Tormanen) Leukuma. She married Ellsworth Carlson April 5, 1950, and was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker.

Edna has a passion for gardening, as was evidenced by her numerous flower beds and large garden, which were shared by many.

Edna was preceded in death by her parents; son, Rusty; brothers and sisters, Carl, Ellen, Harry, Martha, Willard, Richard, Ralph, and Shirley.

She is survived by her husband, Ellsworth of Annandale; sons, Rick and wife Kathy of Delano, Ron of Cokato, Roger of Dassel, and Rory of Columbia Heights; grandchildren, Jesse, Missy, Dana, Ryan, Michelle, and Laura; brother and sisters, Alvin (Mary) Leukuma of Dassel, Lil Broker of Bloomington, Elsie (Carl) Olson of Lake George, Ray (Gladys) Leukuma of Brooklyn Center, Norman (Elsie) Leukuma of Pendleton, Ore., Janet (Kenny) Gustafson of Kimball, and Carl Albers of Brooklyn Park.

Funeral services for Edna were Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001, 2 p.m., at the Howard Lake Christian Church, with the Rev. Pat Ridpath officiating.

Interment was at Sunset Cemetery, French Lake Township.

Dennis Entinger provided music for the service. Kevin Albers, Greg Broker, Brian Larson, Daryl Broker, Tim Gustafson, and Rocky Leukuma served as casketbearers.

Arrangements were made by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home, Cokato and Howard Lake.

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