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Leonard T. Carlson 1900-1942


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 9/11/2014 at 22:17:02

Receive Word That Leonard Carlson Dies
Local Man Passes Away in Denver
Leonard Carlson, 41, died suddenly this morning at Denver, Colo., where he and his family have been residing since February, due to Mr. Carlson’s health. After receiving hospital treatment, his health was improved but he was taken back to the hospital a few days ago after a relapse.

Until a few months ago he was associated with Emmet Amdahl in the ownership and management of the Pla-Mor bowling alleys. He sold out his interest to his partner in January.

Bringing Body Here
According to world received here today, Mrs. Harry Bauman, jr., will bring the Carlson’s small son with her to Omaha, where Mr. Bauman will meet them. Mrs. Carlson will come later on a train bringing the remains.

Mr. Carlson was born Dec. 28, 1900 [per cemetery records, 1901; per marriage records, 1900]. He is survived by his widow; a son, James, 6; his father; and a sister.

Formerly Auto Salesman
At one time Mr. Carlson was employed as an automobile salesman for the Cockburn motor company, was engaged for awhile in the produce business, operated a restaurant for a time and for nearly ten years was an automobile salesman for the Rhodes Motor company, which position he left to operate the Pla-Mor alleys, which opened in September, 1940.

Plans for the funeral have not been learned. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, July 18, 1942)

Carlson Rites on Tuesday
Services To Be Held on Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. In The Presbyterian Church in Estherville
Funeral services for Leonard Carlson, 41, former resident of this city will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 P.M. in the Presbyterian church at Estherville, with Rev. Claude Fausnaugh officiating.

Mr. Carlson and family moved from Estherville last February to Denver, Colorado. He had been in ill health for some time and after receiving treatment his health was improved but he suffered a relapse and was taken back to the hospital.

While in Estherville he was part owner and co-manager of the Pla-Mor bowling alley.

The body was brought back for burial Monday. Mrs. Carlson accompanied the remains and at Worthington, she was met by the Mahlum and Anderson ambulance.

Leonard Carlson was born on December 26, 1900. He has been employed as an automobile salesman for the Cockburn motor company for a while was in the produce business, also operated a restaurant for awhile and for almost ten years was employed as salesman at the Rhodes Motor Company and as a last position was partner in the Pla-More bowling alley.

He is survived by his wife, one son James, and a sister. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, July 21, 1942)

Per Iowa Marriage records: Leonard T. Carlson, born abt. 1900, Spring Valley, Ill., son of Ernest Carlson and Alma Nelson Carlson; married Elma Edwards, 20 years old, born Columbus Junction, Ia. , daughter of Roy Edwards and Mannie/Mamie Butcher Edwards


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