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Margaret Louise 'Marge' Carlson passes away at age 80

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Margaret Louise "Marge" Carlson, age 80 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at her home.

She was born on November 25, 1938, in Chesterton, IN, to Roy and Juanita (Pearman) Wood.

Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Leroy Carlson; two sons, Barry Carlson, Robert Carlson; daughter, Julie Carlson, all of Chesterton; grandchildren, Kaleia (Brian) Luikens, Kiera Carlson; great grandchildren, Kaia Luikens, Liliana Avina, and Leilani Porter; her twin sister, Mary Reich; sister, Karen (Scott) Carter; brothers, Larry Wood, and Michael Wood; sister in law, Doris Swanson; and many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Juanita Wood; father, Roy Wood; her brother, Melvin Wood Sr.; sisters, Beverly Wood, and Dolly Moss.

Marge loved gardening and cooking. She was a loving wife and mother and enjoyed taking care of her family.

Per her request, no services for Marge will be held.

Arrangements made with Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.

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Posted 11/4/2019




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