A Service of Celebration for former Lamar area resident and currently of
Denver, Shirley Mae Carlson was held at 2:00 PM, Monday, May 4, 2009 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Interment followed at
Visitation for Ms. Carlson was held Sunday, May 3, 2009 from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM and Monday 9:00 AM until service time at the Peacock Funeral Home.
Shirley was born on April 22, 1930 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Palmer G. and Gertrude Florence (Brady) Curry and passed away on April 30, 2009 at
Denver with her family by her side at the age of 79.
Shirley is preceded in death by her husband, Oscar D. “Ozzie” Carlson on May 27, 2005, her parents, and her sister Meredith Shields.
She is survived by her daughters; Linda (Henry) Paulsen of Lamar, and Phyllis (Therese Bakker) Carlson of Denver; grandchildren, Elisabeth “Isa” Paulsen and Emily Paulsen; sister, Donna (Anthony) Panza of Moon Township, Pennsylvania and her brother; Glenn (Carolyn) Curry of Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania as well as numerous other family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Denver Hospice, Lamar Area Hospice or to the Kiowa County Home Health either direct or in care of the funeral home office.