Florence CarlsonFlorence Carlson, 82, of Clarissa, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Centra Care Health System in Long Prairie. Funeral services for Florence were held on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Melissa Ehrhardt officiating. Interment was held at Zion Cemetery, Clarissa.
Florence Ann Eisenbraun was born August 7, 1930 in Valentine, Nebraska to Jacob and Anna (Goersch) Eisenbraun. She graduated from Browerville High School in 1948. Florence moved to St. Paul, MN to work at St. Paul Fire and Marine until her marriage to Don Carlson in 1950. Together they farmed in Eagle Valley Township for the next 55 years. After Don's death in 2005, Florence moved to the Heritage Apartments in Clarissa where she enjoyed the fellowship of her friends and neighbors. The last few years she spent at the Todd County Care Center where she enjoyed working out, playing bingo, and winning at cards.