Betty E. Carlson,
97, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at home in Libertyville, IL,
surrounded by her loving family.
She was born
January 23, 1921, in McKeesport, PA, was a former resident of Chesterton IN,
and has been living in Grayslake since 2003. Betty was a member of Bethlehem
Lutheran Church in Chesterton, IN, where she taught Sunday school for many
years. Betty had a passion for working with children and this carried on
after her move to Grayslake. The time she spent working with children for 10
plus years at Prairie View was one of the greatest joys of her life. For her
90th birthday the school celebrated with a parade in her honor. Her other
greatest joy was her family. Betty loved nothing more than spending time
with her family. She will be forever remembered for her positivity and
She is survived by
her daughter, Ellen (Thomas) Majewski, of Libertyville, and by her three
grandchildren, Greg, Matt, and Claire.
She was preceded in
death by her husband, Walter Carlson in 1992.
A celebration of
life service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Holy
Cross Lutheran Church, 29700 N. St. Mary’s Rd., Libertyville, IL, 60048.
Arrangements by Burnett-Dane Funeral Home in Libertyville.
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