Margaret (Stapleton) Carlson
Carlson, Margaret (nee Stapleton) October 5, 1922 - May 23, 2012 Passed away suddenly with family members by her side. She is survived by three children, James Carlson (Annette), Jean Carlson, and Kay Yoshida (Roy), and two grandchildren Jaimie and Jessica. Margaret began her Nursing Career as a member of the Cadet Nurses Corps, and graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing in 1947. She also held a Masters Degree in Education. In Hibbing, MN she worked for the St. Louis County Health department as a Public Health Nurse, and as a Private Duty Nurse. In 1966 following the death of her Husband Kenneth, she relocated her family to the Twin Cities area and joined the Anoka-Hennepin School District where she worked as a School Nurse and Healthcare Professional for 25 years until her retirement in 1991. She was held in high regard by her peers. In retirement she pursued educational seminars and travel opportunities sponsored by the Woman's Club of Minneapolis. She will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers or gifts, Margaret's family requests charitable donations, in memory of Margaret Carlson, to the National Breast Cancer Foundation: (nationalbreastcancer.org/How-To-Help/…)
Published on June 3, 2012
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