Jill Marie Carlson, age 64, died at her home on Friday, June 9, 2017. She was born February 16, 1953, the daughter of August and Bette (Greer) Mezzenga. Jill graduated from Pequot Lakes High School. She married Merlin Carlson on December 22, 1972, and after his service in the Army, spent most of the next 45 years living in the Pequot area.
Jill will be missed greatly by her husband, Merlin; daughter, Melissa Goodwin; son, Neil Carlson; grandchildren, Mathias, Maliah and Mason; mother, Bette Mezzenga; and siblings: Jan Mezzenga (Doris), Susan Mezzenga (Jim Eder), Susie Mezzenga and Patty Steiger (Tom).
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pequot Lakes.