Carmella J. Carlson
Carmella J. (Mrs. Adolph) Carlson, age 71, of Faribault, died on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Faribault Care Center.
Services will be held at Peace Lutheran Church, Faribault on Monday, July 25, 2011 at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Robert L. Mundahl, officiating. Interment will be in Sakatah Cemetery, Waterville.
Visitation will be held in the church for one hour prior to the services on Monday.
Arrangements are being completed by the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault.
Carmella J., the daughter of Fred and Lucille (Lehmann) Hammett was born on June 7, 1940 in Smiths Mill. She married Adolph G. Carlson on August 16, 1958 in Waterville. Carmella enjoyed family gatherings, singing Karaoke, shopping and going to the casino.
She is survived by her husband, Adolph; five children, Brenda Petersen, Doug (and Jackie) Carlson, Tim Carlson, Randy (and Dawn) Carlson and Daniel (and Dawn) Carlson all of Faribault; ten grandchildren, Christian Petersen, Casey Carlson, Chad Carlson, Dustin Lemke, Heather Lemke, Jonae Brown, Jon Brown, Christopher Kempenich, Curtis Kempenich and Carolyn Kempenich; six great grandchildren; two siblings, Dolla Rae Bohlen of Faribault and Stephen (and Annette) Hammett of Columbia, IL; nieces; nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Ricky; one great grandson and an infant brother, William Dennis Hammett.
Name: Sue Chambers
Date: Monday July 25, 2011
I will truly miss Carmella singing on Friday night at the VFW!! It was so great to see her and Adolph there on Friday's and Carmella usually sang a couple of songs, They placed flowers on the table of the booth that they always sat at on Friday night. I know most of you and I know that this is very hard to let go of your mom. It would have been a big miracle for her to beat this last round of cancer but she kept her head up and smile on her face and talked to everybody all the way thru - quite the women not many can match her inner strength she had to keep trying every day. Please know that you are all be thoughts allot. Time will take the pain away and hopefully those funny memories of your mother will fill the emptiness you feel. Make sure you are sharing those stories with the grandchildren so they will know of her wonderful humur she gave to everyone. Suzie ( I worked at American Family Insurance just incase you don't recognize my name)
Name: Troy Bohlen
Date: Sunday July 24, 2011
This is so hard. I can't believe Carmel is gone. She was always so full of life and spirit. For sure she was one of a kind, and will be missed more than words can say. I am so sorry we can't be with you all and this trying time. Please know that our love is there with you all! Troy and Tammi
Name: Diane & Jim Savoie
Date: Saturday July 23, 2011
Dear Adolph and family, Diane and would like to express our sincerest sympathies. Carmella was a kind unassuming person, who was kind to everyone she met, A fine wife and mother who always put her family first. We always had a good time singing Karaoke with her at Eagles, she had fun and enjoyed it very much, and was a good singer!!!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, and God Bless!! Diane and Jim
Name: Tonya Clinton
Date: Saturday July 23, 2011
Carmel, You were a great aunt to me and I have so many good memories from spending time at your house in Waterville. You were such a good cook and I will especially miss your goulash and my favorite peanut butter cup bars. Family gatherings will never be the same and I can't imagine not seeing you there next to Adolph. You and Adolph have been an inspiration to me that true love really does exist. You were a rich lady in all the things that really matter in life-family,friends,and fun. Scott,Jake,and I will miss you, but we are glad you are now at peace and no longer in pain.
Name: Cassie Hennemann
Date: Friday July 22, 2011
Carmela will be greatly missed she was a very nice lady and was always so happy we will miss her at Golden Meadows apts and also at the VFW sing Kroake like she always liked to do rest in peace Carmela