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Alvin R. Carlson

Alvin R. Carlson, the fourth child of Alfred and Emma Carlson, was born north of Madrid July 8, 1903, and is now living on the farm which has been in the Carlson family for 81 years.

In 1931, he was married to Helen Drake, of Madrid. They were the parents of two children, Clifford L. and Arloween. Helen Carlson passed away April 4, 1943. Clifford was married to Janice Hedlund, of Madrid in August, 1954, and they were the parents of two daughters and one son. Callett, the oldest, was born March 21, 1956, and is married to Ed Duncan, and living in Riverside, California. Daughter, Danette Marie, was born April 20, 1961, and lives in Marcelline, Missouri. Kevin Lee, the only son, was born October 30, 1958, and married Judith Cox on May 8, 1982, and is living in Big Springs, Texas.

Janice Hedlund Carlson passed away in January, 1976. Clifford Carlson is now married to Wilma Kindheart, their wedding date being July 6, 1974. They live in Slater.

Alvin's daughter, Arloween, was married to Elmer Pohl, in August, 1951. They are the parents of three daughters: Pamela Jean; Mona Lee; and Melisa Ann.

Pamela Jean was born January 14, 1953, and married Michael Lee Stick. Their children are Crystal Lynn, born December 24, 1970; Lance Michael, born January 24, 1976; and Sheryl Marie, born September 7, 1979. The Stick family lives in Fort Dodge.

Mona Lee was born June 1, 1955, and was married to David Jones, and is currently the wife of Dennis Barrick. Mona Lee is the mother of Carolyn Marie Jones, born March 21, 1976, and Tyler James Barrick, born July 11, 1982. Mona Lee lives in Huxley.

The third daughter, Melisa Ann, was born May 8, 1963, and is married to Mark Duane Brown, and is the mother of Ryan Michael, born March 7, 1981. This family also makes their home in Fort Dodge.

Alvin R. Carlson is now married to Ada W. Hay. They were married March 16, 1954.

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