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Carlson Family

Raymond, Ruth, nee Gaub, Gregory, Deborah, Carolyn and Kenneth Carlson

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Ruth D. Gaub b. 7 Oct 1932   d. 25 July 2015 m. Raymond Carlson b. 21 Aug 1929 d. 2 Nov 1976 Miles City, MT, son of Oscar Carlson and Ella Kuehn.  Issue:

  1. Kenneth R. Carlson m. (1) Vickee Horning , dau. of Walter Horning and Arlene Thompson; m. (2) Steven J. Shapiro.  Issue by first marriage:
  2. Carolyn Carlson m. Duane Huber, son of John Huber and Hulda Miller  Issue:
  3. Gregory Carlson m. Mary Rangel  Issue:
  4. Deborah Carlson m. Lester D. Henry, son of Edward Henry and Evelyn Schuld.  Issue:
    1. Nick R. D. Henry
    2. Sheena R. D. Henry
  5. Raymond Carlson b. and d. 22 Feb 1957

Raymond Carlson's obit notice in brief:

Raymond LeRoy Carlson, 47, of Tery died Tuesday monring at the Veterans Hospital in Miles City after a three-year illness.  He had been hospitalized for the past nine days with a heart condition.  He was born Aug. 21, 1929 at Terry, the son of Oscar and Ella Carlson, attended Terry schools and entered the Air Force in 1947.

Following his discharge he returned to Terry where he married Ruth Delila Fallon.  He worked for the Norhtern Pacific Railroad... Later he worked on the Bufffalo Rapids Irrigation Project and the past three years was employed by the Huntley Irrigation Project.

Survivors included his widwo, Ruth; his mother, Ella Parker of Terry; two sons, Kenneth R. Carlson of Billings and Gregory L. Carlson of Valentine, Mont; two daughters, Mrs. Daune (Carolyn) Huber of Sidney and Mrs. Lester (Deborah) Henry of Terry; two brothers, Arnie Carlson of Georgia and Gayle Carlson of Terry; and three grandchildren.


Obit for Ruth D. Carlson, age 82 of Livingston, formerly of Terry, MT

Oct 7, 1932 to July 25, 2015

In the early morning hours of July 25, 2015, Ruth (GG) Delila Carlson passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Billings Deasoness Hospital in Billings, MT.  GG was 82 year old.

GG was born in the town of Marsh in Prairie Count, Montana on October 7, 1932.  She was the fourth child of Magdalena and ottlieb Gaub.

GG's Formative years were sep on the family farm in Marsh playing with her siblings and working on the farm until she moved into Terry MT and worked various jobs hen she began working at the hospital.  She fell in love with nursing and because of her skills was about to become an LPN through her on the job experiences and passing the State Boards.  She was an exceptionally compassionate nurse her family was so very proud of.

Ruth married young to the love of her life on March 30, 1950 to Raymond (Sonny) Carlson in Fallon, Montana.  GG and Sonny had five children with the fifth child passing away at birth.  They raised their children moving to various places before settling in Terry to be near their large families.

GG was always  busy cooking, baking, gardening, canning, sewing, raising her children and caring for her home.  When she could find the time she loved to fish and was an avid reader.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Raymond (Sonny Carlson; parents Magdalena Gaub, Gottlieb (GG) Gaub; siblings Ervin Gaub, Edith Rinker, Melisena Reidinger; child Carolyn Rae Huber.

Ruth is survived by her children Kenneth (Jean) Carlson, Gregory (Mary) Carlson, Deborah (Lester) Henry; siblings Edward (Dolly) Gaub, Marion (Pete) Anderson, Dalyce (Don) Record, Jeanette (Mary) O'Dea, Miles (Isabel) Gaub;  twelve grandchildren, twenty four great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A grave side memorial service will be held in Terry at the Prairie County Cemetery on Aug 8th,  2015  2:00 PM.  A lunceon to follow at the Terry Senior Centy.


Article from Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home of Miles City Montana's web site.