In Memory of Eleanore Carlson

August 22, 1939 - November 19, 2019

Eleanore Irene (VanCleave) Carlson, age 80, of Frederic, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at the Willow Ridge Health Care in Amery.

Eleanore was born on August 22, 1939, to parents, Esther (Silsand) and John VanCleave. She graduated from Moundsview High School (MN) in 1957.

On February 16, 1960, Eleanore married Edward Carlson and together they raised two children, Edward and Erika.

Eleanore was always generous, had a fun sense of humor, enjoyed cooking and always put on an incredible feast with an open door to anyone.  She has always been passionate about advocating and helping those in need, especially if it involved children and animals.

Preceding her in death are her parents; loving husband of 39 years, Edward; brothers, Robert and Douglas; and sister, Beverly.

Eleanore is survived by her daughter, Erika (Mark) Root; son, Edward (Maureen) Carlson; granddaughter, Nora; grandson, Bryan; brother, Jim (Heather); sister, Arlene; and many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Per Eleanore’s wishes, no formal services will be held.  Eleanore’s family and friends will celebrate her life in private memorials.

Arrangements entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home in Webster. 

Last Update: Nov 25, 2019 7:07 am CST

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