Elsie CarlsonElsie Carlson went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Elsie died peacefully with her husband and children at her side.
Elsie was born on Nov 23, 1925 to Tora and Magnus Wrede in Fertile. MN. She attended grade school in Glyndon; her family moved to Valley City where she graduated from Valley City High school in 1944, then on to graduate from Bismarck Hospital School of Nursing. While in Bismarck, she met and fell in love with Levi Carlson, a farmer from Nome, ND. They were married on February 28, 1948 in a blinding blizzard. After retirement, they spent winters in Mesa, Arizona enjoying the warm weather and the company of good friends.